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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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Comcast Holds Job Fair For Military Veterans TODAY

Military veterans will be able to apply for over 200 open positions, such as direct sales representatives, sales consultants and customer service workers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2014

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Michigan House OKs In-State Tuition For Veterans

Tuition would decrease for some military veterans who attend Michigan public universities and community colleges under legislation that overwhelmingly passed the state House Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2014

Michigan Launches New Driver’s License Designation For Veterans

Michigan will let its 680,000 military veterans get a special designation on their driver’s licenses starting May 1.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2014

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Hundreds Expected To Attend Job Fair For Veterans In Detroit

Veterans: It’s time to get your resumes ready — “Hiring our Heroes” is holding a job fair on Saturday, March 1.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/23/2014

John Gardner, Military-Veteran Recruiter, Quicken Loans (credit: Ray Rushing/Quicken Loans)

Black History: Putting U.S. Military Veterans To Work Back Home

Thanks to John Gardner, Quicken Loans employs about 300 military veterans.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2014

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Detroit’s VA Medical Center Pulls Double Duty For Veterans This Winter

“They definitely need to get off of the street …”

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2014

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Obama Signs Bill Allowing Shooter’s Disinterment

Michael Anderson, who fatally shot a woman in 2012, was mistakenly buried with full military honors at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2013

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

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