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Veteran of the Month: David Lubke

Veteran of the Month: David Lubke

By Milan Eagle Media David Lubke was born on a farm in North Dakota. He grew up with 6 sisters and was the only son. He knew he didn’t want farming to be his future. A teacher told him about ROTC and he went to college on Army ROTC scholarship at Illinois Institute of Technology […]

Golf outing

Golf outing

Please join us for the Michigan Armed Forces Hospitality Center golf outing to benefit the Freedom Centers! Help us fulfill our mission of “ Serving Those Who Serve Us” Friday, August 18 at 8 AM – 4 PM Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Harrison Township, Michigan 48045 Four person best ball scramble! Contests, prizes, food, cash bar and great fun plus […]

Veteran of the Month: Bob Elliott

Veteran of the Month: Bob Elliott

By Milan Eagle Media Bob Elliott’s dad was in the Army Air Corps during WWII, a crew chief on B38 fighters and stationed in California where Bob was born. When Bob was two they moved to Hudson, MI where Bob grew up. After high school Bob attended Adrian College, graduating 1967. Because of the draft […]

Veteran of the Month Chris Wetzler

Veteran of the Month Chris Wetzler

By Milan Eagle Media He was born in Toledo, Ohio son of a WWII veteran that was Captain in Army Intelligence. His dad always wanted to build a house in the woods so in 1957 Chris Wetzler moved from Ohio to Michigan where dad built the house and Chris later graduated from Ida High School. […]

Veteran of the Month: Neil Early

Veteran of the Month: Neil Early

By Joyce Ervin Neil Early couldn’t find a job after graduating from Milan High School in 1961.  So, he believed the recruiting officer that said they would train him for a trade.  He joined the United States Air Force and found himself in the 821stCombat Defense Squadron as an Air Police. After serving one year […]

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