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Veteran of the Month: Dave MacPherson

Veteran of the Month: Dave MacPherson

By guest Duane Donald SGT. MAC “I’m smarter than most dogs,” he said. “All dogs?” “No…just most.” And such is the start of a conversation with Dave MacPherson. I’ve known Dave since 2010 and I do not recall more than one or two conversations during that time where his tilted brand of humor wasn’t the […]

Fisher House: Family’s Love Is The Best Medicine

Fisher House: Family’s Love Is The Best Medicine

By Milan Eagle media When most people think of the state of Michigan, they often don’t connect it with the military. Maybe this is because we are a guard and reserve state, maybe it’s because we don’t see many men and women in uniform, or even that there aren’t fighter jets regularly carving streams in […]

Veteran of the Month: Fred Schettenhelm

Veteran of the Month: Fred Schettenhelm

By Milan Eagle media Fred Schettenhelm was born in Dearborn, MI on a farm. His family, originally from Germany, farrning operations goes back 5 generations. He has 2 sisters and 1 brother. His family moved to Milan in 1955. Fred graduated from Saline High School. Fred was the first member of his family to be […]

Veteran of the Month: Farris Hurst

Veteran of the Month: Farris Hurst

By Milan Eagle Media Farris Hurst was born in Tazewell, TN in 1950, he is the 7th of 14 children. His dad was the 7th of 9 children and his mom was the 7th of 12 children. When he was 3 years old his father moved the family (at this time his wife and 8 […]

Veteran of the Month: Mike Bell

Veteran of the Month: Mike Bell

M ike Bell has always lived in Milan. On March 3, 1966 Mike joined the United States Marine Corps on a 120 day plan. He had always wanted to be a Marine and believed there was no better branch of the military than the Marines. Upon his graduation from Milan High School he headed west […]

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