The remains of a 29-year-old Army Reserve soldier from suburban Detroit who died in Afghanistan have arrived in Michigan in advance of his funeral Wednesday at Great Lakes National Cemetery.
Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered the lowering of U.S. flags in Michigan on Tuesday in honor of Army Sgt. Joseph M. Lilly, who died after being wounded in an insurgent attack in Afghanistan.
A combat engineer from Flint who died two days after being wounded in an insurgent attack in Afghanistan believed so strongly in the Army’s mission that he volunteered to serve his latest tour there, his aunt said.
About 150 Michigan Air National Guard personnel are deploying to Estonia for a training exercise.
Gov. Rick Snyder is overseas visiting Michigan troops in Afghanistan and plans to travel next to see troops in Germany.
Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered the lowering of U.S. flags in Michigan on Friday in honor of Air Force Tech. Sgt. Matthew S. Schwartz.
After nearly nine years, 4,500 Americans dead and 32,000 wounded, U.S. officials are formally shutting down the war in Iraq.
The aviation battalion will stay goodbye to family and friends Saturday before heading overseas for a year.
A Christmas tree farm northwest of Kalamazoo shipped out 700 trees on Monday as part of a national campaign.
Army Pvt. 2nd Class Jack L. Diener was a 2009 graduate of Boyne City High School and was deployed about two months ago.