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Veteran of the Month: Richard Mink (Richie)

Veteran of the Month: Richard Mink (Richie)

By Balinda Zimmerman Richard Mink (Richie) is a 2016 graduate of Milan High School and our youngest serviceman to be featured by the Milan Eagle News.  Mink is currently at Camp Geiger in North Carolina where he is attending Infantry Training Battalion for the next 4 weeks and then will go on to School of […]

Veteran of the Month: Daniel Hollifield

Veteran of the Month: Daniel Hollifield

By Milan Eagle Media Daniel Hollifield’s father served in the Army in the 1930’s WWII and in the Navy in the 1950’s Koran War. Between those two wars, during the 1940’s, Daniel was born in Marion, N.C. His father, in search of work, moved the family from N.C. to Ypsilanti, MI. In 1967 Daniel graduated […]

Veteran of the Month: Joshua Wieringa

Veteran of the Month: Joshua Wieringa

By Milan Eagle Media Joshua Wieringa was born in Southfield, Michigan August 25, 1986 and moved to Milan around summer of 1994. He was homeschooled all the way through his senior year when he took some classes at home and some at WCC. His mom’s father was in the Army at the end of WWII […]

Freedom Center

Freedom Center

By Milan Eagle Media Michigan Armed Forces Hospitality Center, Inc. served 55,543 guests in 2015.  This year through the end of February we have already served 9,596 guests at our two Freedom Centers in DTW. One Freedom Center is located within McNamara Terminal next to Gate 43 and the other is located within the North […]

VETERAN OF THE MONTH: Salvatore Calabrese

VETERAN OF THE MONTH: Salvatore Calabrese

By Milan Eagle Media Salvatore (Sal) Calabrese was born in Toledo, Ohio and grew up in nearby Swanton. In the 50s his dad was in the Army. Soon after graduation from Swanton High School, Sal also joined the Army. Being patriotic and wanting to support his country he could get a delayed entry and an […]