Sgt. Asher and Shaman

German Sheppard Receives Honors As Iraq War Veteran

Shaman, a K-9 war dog, was trained in Germany and served at Fort Stewart, Georgia before he was deployed to Iraq in 2006, then retired in 2011.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2014

A rally for US support in Iraq. (Facebook/Goriel Media)

Rally For U.S. Support In Iraq Against ISIS

More than a thousand protesters are rallying in Sterling Heights with the message to the group ISIS: Stop killing Christians in Iraq.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2014

A lifesize cardboard cutout photograph of President Barack Obama is used as an anti-war sign on the north side of the White House to protest any U.S. military action against Syria August 29, 2013 in Washington, DC. Organized by the The Act Now to Stop War and End Racism (ANSWER) Coalition, the protestors drew parallels between the run up to the American war in Iraq and the current reaction by the United States to chemical attacks in Syria. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Diplomatic Pressure The Way To Address Syria Says WSU Prof

The director of Wayne State’s Center for Peace and Conflict says the preferred strategy would be diplomatic pressure on Syria.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2013

Artist rendering of the planned Michigan WWII Memorial. (Credit: michiganww2memorial.org)

Plans Move Forward For World War II Memorial

Plans are moving forward for a $3 million World War II memorial in metro Detroit, with bricks that will be part of the project going on display this month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2013

(Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Metro Detroiters Divided As U.S. Military Lifts Ban On Women In Combat

Metro Detroiters are left divided as news spread that the Pentagon is lifting its ban on women serving in combat.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2013


Michigan’s Role In War Of 1812 Explained In Film

A documentary about Michigan’s key role in the War of 1812 is set to premiere next month at The Henry Ford history attraction in Dearborn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2012


Remains Of POW From Michigan Heading Home

More than six decades after Army Pfc. Arthur Leiviska died in a Korean prisoner of war camp, the soldier will be buried with full military honors on Memorial Day at a cemetery in his hometown in the Upper Peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2012

U.S. Army soldiers from the 2-82 Field Artillery, 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, carry their bags to waiting trucks as they prepare to board buses later in the evening to fly home to Fort Hood, Texas after being one of the last American combat units to exit from Iraq on December 15, 2011 at Camp Virginia, near Kuwait City, Kuwait.(credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

U.S. Officially Ends War In Iraq

After nearly nine years, 4,500 Americans dead and 32,000 wounded, U.S. officials are formally shutting down the war in Iraq.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2011

Nearly 60 Michigan National Guard soldiers and their families gather before soldier deployment to Afghanistan for a year. (WWJ: Stephanie Davis)

Send Off At Selfridge For Michigan Soldiers Heading To Afghanistan

A departure ceremony was held at the Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Mt. Clemens for the for the 3-238th Battalion.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2011

(WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeil)

Protesters Take Anti-War Message To Royal Oak

Dozens of people gathered in front of Royal Oak City Hall to speak their minds on the war in Afghanistan and the nation’s lack of jobs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/06/2011