Army National Guard In Mich. Gets New HelicoptersAn Army National Guard aviation facility near Lansing has received the first of four new helicopters for use in military missions, search and rescue efforts and other flights.
St. Heights Home To Newest Location Of Wyle Aerospace GroupA new facility opens in St. Heights to create safer operating tanks for troops in war zones.
Mich. Soldier Killed In Iraq In 2006 To Be HonoredA National Guard soldier who was killed while serving in Iraq in 2006 will be honored this month at a Veterans Administration facility in the UP.
Iraq War 10 Year Anniversary: Father's Heart Still Aches For Fallen SoldierIt's ten years after the U.S. invaded Iraq, leading to the dethroning of dictator Saddam Hussein. Over those years, thousands of American soldiers have lost their lives, including more than 200 from Michigan.
Metro Detroiters Divided As U.S. Military Lifts Ban On Women In CombatMetro Detroiters are left divided as news spread that the Pentagon is lifting its ban on women serving in combat.
West Michigan Soldier Dies Of Afghan Combat WoundsThe Pentagon says a 38-year-old Army sergeant from western Michigan has died from injuries he sustained last month in an insurgent attack in Afghanistan.
W. Michigan Paratrooper Found Dead Near Home In N. CarolinaOfficials at Fort Bragg say 37-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Jeffrey Griffey of Byron Center was part of the Army's 82nd Airborne Division.
Michigan Paratrooper Found Dead Near NC BaseMilitary authorities say a paratrooper from western Michigan has been found dead at a home near his base in North Carolina, and the circumstances are under investigation.
Soldier Originally From Michigan Dies At Fort BenningOfficials say a 31-year-old soldier originally from Michigan who was deployed once to Iraq and twice to Afghanistan has died at Fort Benning, Ga.
Michigan Army Medic Dies, Injured In AfghanistanA 24-year-old Army medic from western Michigan has died from injuries he sustained while serving in Afghanistan.
Mich. Soldier Killed In Insurgent Attack In AfghanistanA soldier from western Michigan who was looking forward to watching his four young children grow up has been killed in an insurgent attack in Afghanistan, authorities and his family said Tuesday.
Opinion: Obama’s Afghan Surge FailedWith the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.
Funeral Services Monday For Slain Mich. SoldierFuneral services will be held Monday at Corunna High School for a mid-Michigan soldier killed by shrapnel after insurgents in Afghanistan tossed an explosive over a base wall.
Remains Of Soldier Killed In Afghanistan Back HomeThe remains of Army Pfc. Shane Cantu have returned from Afghanistan to Michigan, where his funeral takes place Monday.
Macomb County Soldier Killed In AfghanistanA Macomb County man was one of two soldiers killed earlier this week during an explosion in Afghanistan.