Stories tagged: "veterans"


A burn pit at a US base. (Image via Shutterstock)
Veterans Exposed to Toxic Burn Pits While in Afghanistan and Elsewhere Could Soon Get the Help They Need

Senators, including Michigan's Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow, voted in favor of legislation that will help veterans seeking care for problems likely caused by exposure to burn pits.

High school graduates who serve at least two years in the US military will be guaranteed admission under Grand Valley State University's promise to veterans.
This Michigan University Will Guarantee Admission to High School Graduates Who Serve in the Military

Grand Valley State University is guaranteeing admission to high school graduates under its new “veteran promise.”

Flags fly at the GM Renaissance Center in Detroit.
They Helped Get Veterans Back To Work. Now These Michigan Employers Are Being Celebrated.

Hundreds of Michigan employers have now been certified as veteran-friendly since the program began in 2013.

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Gov. Whitmer and State Leaders Introduce Bill to Help Veterans Secure Work

The legislation will help remove barriers to entering the civilian workforce after service.

A screencapture from leaked footage of a small fundraiser for John James.
Under John James, 3 out of 4 Veterans in Financial Emergency Were Denied Assistance

While Sen. Gary Peters has been working to expand veterans' access to services, his opponent John James denied veterans emergency support while overseeing the Michigan Veterans' Trust Fund.

Jack Spielman says the army taught him that good leaders have strong character, competence, and accountability. Photo courtesy of Jack Spielman.
WATCH: After 40 Years of Voting Republican, This Michigan Veteran Is Choosing Biden.

Macomb County's Jack Spielman says country has to come before party in one of most influential elections of his lifetime.

Farmington Hills, Michigan resident Edward Good is a former Republican who is voting for presidential nominee Joe Biden come November.
No Longer a Trump Supporter: How This 95-Year-Old Michigan Veteran Turned to Biden

Meet 95-year-old Farmington Hills, Michigan resident and veteran Edward Good who flipped the switch to Democrat after nearly 60 years as a Republican.