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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.


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Hundreds March In Support Of Jobs For Vets

On Veterans Day, a crowd gathered chanting “”Pass the bill”, in reference to President Barack Obama’s jobs legislation.

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Detroit Ceremony Honors Past, Present, Future Veterans

As the MLK High School marching band played, young ROTC members saluted, and everyone remembered the service and sacrifice of American veterans.

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Military Members: Get Money Saving Veterans Day Deals

As a small token of their appreciation, several restaurants, stores and entertainment venues are offering deals for service members on Veterans Day, such as free meals, discounts on merchandise and complimentary admissions.

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World War II Buff Honors Veterans With Replica Models

Sean Tracy is determined to fulfill his mission of honoring as many World War II vets as he can by building each one an exact replica model of the warplane or other vehicle to which the vet was assigned.

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Detroit’s Veterans Day Parade To March Down Woodward

The 6th Annual Metropolitan Detroit Veterans Day Parade will take place along Woodward Avenue, beginning at 9:15 on Saturday, Nov. 5.

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Buddy To Buddy

On this Veterans Day the University of Michigan is reaching out to soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Often times getting life back to normal can be difficult. This is why the U of M […]


Michigan Celebrates Veterans Day

Originally established to honor Americans who had served in World War I, Veterans Day is celebrated on November 11, the day World War I ended in 1918. Today, we celebrate with special events honoring veterans of all […]


Detroit Offices Closed For Veterans And Furlough Day

Many city of Detroit offices will be closed Thursday for Veterans Day and Friday for a furlough day. Affected offices include the City Clerk and Mayor’s Office. Normal police, fire and bus services will be […]