The state might change its mind about putting a new veterans’ home in Detroit. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth reports the Legislature passed a bill Wednesday that lets the state put the home in a different location.
More than 52,000 Americans died in the Vietnam War. Virtually all who survived came home with some level of emotional trauma. Decades after the fall of Saigon, thousands of veterans continue to live with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Former U.S. Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning was in East Lansing today to campaign for Democratic congressional candidate Elissa Slotkin. Both are Michigan natives with extensive military and national security credentials.
The family of a World War II veteran with dementia who was attacked and died after wandering into another man’s room at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans in 2012 has settled a lawsuit against the state of Michigan.