veterans

Origami Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center photo
Kevin Lavery / WKAR

On this Veterans Day, we visit a brain injury clinic in mid-Michigan that offers assisted living services to veterans with traumatic brain injuries.


Courtesy of Steeplechase Films / PBS

Tue. Nov. 10 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Take an unflinching look at the reality of warfare through interviews with disabled veterans.

Veterans Day | Michigan Voices

Nov 9, 2015

In honor of Veterans Day, hear Michigan veterans tell their stories and remind us of their sacrifices, and those of their comrades.

Fred Roberto Jr. photo
Courtesy photo / Jodi Roberto Hancock

This week and next, Lansing’s Peppermint Creek Theatre Company will stage a production of stories told by veterans and their families. Current State talks with director Blake Bowen and Jodi Hancock, who will tell the story of her father’s Vietnam service in “Telling: Lansing.”


Dick Thelen photo
Kevin Lavery / WKAR

In the waning days of World War Two, a Japanese submarine sank the USS Indianapolis. Hundreds of sailors who survived the sinking spent four days in the water, facing sharks, dehydration and exposure. Current State’s Kevin Lavery brings us the incredible story of survivor Dick Thelen of Lansing.


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