ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) – Another lounge for military travelers is being established at Detroit Metropolitan Airport.
Ken Pratt, president of nonprofit Michigan Armed Forces Hospitality Center Inc., says a $100,000 grant from the Masco Foundation will allow officials to open the Freedom Center lounge at the airport’s North Terminal.READ MORE: Striking Kellogg's Workers Receiving 3% Raises In New Contract
Since its 2011 opening at the airport’s McNamara Terminal, the existing lounge has hosted more than 140,000 military members, their family members and veterans.READ MORE: 87% Of Michigan's COVID ICU Patients Unvaccinated, Hospital Association Says
The airport is located in Romulus. Freedom Center lounges get support from the Wayne County Airport Authority, Meritor, Delta Air Lines and others. Other Freedom Center lounges for the benefit of recruits and their families have been established in Troy and Lansing.MORE NEWS: Democrats Renew Push For Gun-Control Legislation After Oxford High School Shooting
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