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13 ‘Unclaimed’ Veterans Buried With Full Military Honors

State troopers accompanied a 13-hearse procession to the cemetery from the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/11/2014

Kevin Kamm of Detroit lost his grill and skid plate trying to go through flooded Dearborn Heights neighborhood. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Flood Assistance Available For Metro Detroit Veterans

The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency is reminding veterans in the Detroit area to apply for disaster assistance following last week’s flooding.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2014

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Federal Grant To Assist Veterans In Nursing Program At U-M Flint

The 3-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will help the school develop the program, which is scheduled for a January launch.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2014

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‘Driving For America’ Programs Trains, Finds Jobs For Veterans

A Detroit business owner is on a personal mission to put veterans on the front lines of the American workforce.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2014

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Report: Detroit Veteran Health Care Facility Has Longest Wait Times

Data showed that the average wait at that location is nearly 31 days — more than twice as long as the department’s 14-day goal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2014

A US WWII veteran stands in front of US flags during a US-German D-Day commemoration ceremony in honour of airborne soldiers on June 5, 2014 in Picauville, northern France. The D-Day ceremonies on June 6 this year mark the 70th anniversary since the launch of the vast military operation by Allied forces in Normandy, which turned the tide of World War II, eventually leading to the liberation of occupied France and the end of the war against Nazi Germany. (AFP PHOTO / JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD)

Metro Detroit Veterans Share Their D-Day Memories

A handful of World War II veterans commemorated the 70th anniversary in Dearborn at a screening of “D-Day” in 3D.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2014

File photo: Lawrence Technological University online engineering master's degree programs has been ranked as one of the best in the country. (Source: Lawrence Technological University.)

Lawrence Tech Online Engineering Programs Among The Country’s Best

The 2014 U.S. News and World Report survey of the best online college programs for veterans ranked the Southfield-based university 17th in the country.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2014

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Dearborn Ceremony Honors 7 Veterans Never Buried

A Detroit suburb on Monday honored seven veterans whose cremated remains have been in Michigan funeral homes for years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/26/2014

A bystander salutes  as the Dearborn Allied War Veterans Council conducts a funeral procession Monday morning before the city's 90th annual Memorial Day parade. (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ)

Metro Detroiters Pay Tribute To Veterans, Today’s Troops At Dearborn Memorial Day Parade

Thousands of people lined Michigan Ave. to take in the 90th Annual Dearborn Memorial Day Parade — one of the largest in the nation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/26/2014

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Plan Announced To Restore Michigan Veterans’ Memorial

Organizers say a partnership created to protect and preserve the memorial is getting $100,000 from the state.

05/23/2014

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