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Fly A Soldier Home This Summer
Fly A Soldier Home This Summer
Deann Oliver greeted an unexpected soldier Saturday. In helping welcome home returning U.S. military personnel at Gerald R. Ford International Airport, she was doing a supportive shift with fellow Blue Star Mothers of America members and Patriot Guard Riders. A handful of families had already been reunited with loved ones when her eyes fell on someone she wasn’t expecting to see until at least nex
Flags Are At Half-Staff Today, Plus Troops Come Home!
Flags Are At Half-Staff Today, Plus Troops Come Home!
Two special events are happening today in West Michigan to honor local soldiers who have volunteered to train and protect our country from danger.   The first is a funeral for U.S. Army Corporal Joseph A. Dreumel of Jenison.  The 32-year old soldier was killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan earlier this month.  His funeral begins at noon at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Grand Rapids.  Flag