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Terrence Hill (credit: Crime Stoppers)

Detroit Mother Makes Veterans Day Plea For Tips In Son’s Murder

Petty Officer Terrence Hill, Jr., survived two tours in Afghanistan only to be gunned down in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2014

Small Wonders Early Learning Center in Warren hosted some Veterans for a parade and breakfast with the children in our preschool and child care center. (credit: Small Wonders)

Events, Displays Statewide Mark Veterans Day

Gov. Rick Snyder said Tuesday that the state is working year-round to offer assistance to veterans.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2014

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In the Service of Soldiers: Raytheon’s 2014 Week of Service Honors Warfighters

The tour bus always goes quiet as the granite pillars and archways come into view along 17th Street in Washington D.C. An announcement from the tour guide breaks the silence and tells the old soldiers on board what they already know: They’ve arrived at the National World War II Memorial.

11/03/2014

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WWII Marine’s Remains ID’d, Burial Planned Monday

An 18-year-old Marine private from Detroit who was killed in heavy fighting on the Japanese island of Okinawa during World War II will be buried Monday at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/02/2014

Macomb CCC President James Jacobs and Sgt.1st Class Tracy Bower  (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Community College Veterans Program Aims To Facilitate Transition To Civilian Life

Recognizing the service of U.S. military veterans at an event held on their campus, Macomb Community College hosted veterans and special guest speakers.

11/11/2013

FREE Stuff For Veterans, Troops On Veterans Day

Click for a rundown of some of the local places and national chains offering free food and deals for veterans and troops.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2013

Sailors walk past the Vietnam Memorial Wall (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.

11/12/2012

Veteran and Tuskegee Airman Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Sporting His WWII Bomber Jacket, 90-Year-Old Vet Says “Freedom Ain’t Free”

At 90, Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Jefferson has just returned from speaking to high schoolers in Portland Oregon.

11/11/2012

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Veterans Day 2012: Free Meals At Area Restaurants

Many national and local restaurants are offering veterans and active duty military free meals on Sunday, November 11 and Monday, November 12.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2012

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Canton Restaurant Among Many Area Businesses Offering Specials For Military On Veterans Day

On Sunday, November 11th, veterans and active military members can enjoy a free meal in honor of Veterans Day.

11/10/2012

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