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VETERAN OF THE MONTH | Tom Dupuis: Man for the town

VETERAN OF THE MONTH | Tom Dupuis: Man for the town

By Milan Eagle Media Veteran of the Month for March, Tom Dupuis, is definitely a “man of the town” Tom was born February 21, 1945 in Ypsilanti, Michigan.  He married Pat, his high  school girlfriend, and they have two children, a daughter and a son.  Next New Year’s Eve will mark their 50th wedding anniversary! […]

Veteran of the Month: Jack Butler: A man of honor

Veteran of the Month: Jack Butler: A man of honor

By Milan Eagle Media Several times during the conversation Jack said “Bombers won the war for us”.  Jack Butler was referring to the Willow Run Bomber Plant and WWII. Jack Butler, and his twin sister Alice Allstetter, a retired Milan school teacher, were born December 7, 1918 in the house where he has lived his […]

Veteran of the month | MITCHELL UNDERWOOD: DECORATED HERO

SPONSORED BY NIE FUNERAL HOME By Balinda Zimmerman Mitchell Underwood moved to Milan Michigan in December 2012 when Bank of America and a program called Military Warriors Support Foundation joined forces to provide him and his family with a home.  Mitchell is a native of Monroe County and a wounded veteran of the present and […]

Veteran of the Month | Tommy Lindeman: Poet soldier

Veteran of the Month | Tommy Lindeman: Poet soldier

By Balinda Zimmerman THE STANDARD   I AM A SOLDIER; THE STANDARD IS ALL I KNOW. I WILL FOLLOW MY SERGEANT WHEREVER HE MAY GO. WATCHING OVER MY COUNTRYMEN PROTECTING THOSE WHO SERVE;  MY MIND STAYS FOCUSED AND I NEVER LOSE MY NERVE. PROUDLY WEARING THE UNIFORM AND THE COLORS OF THE RED, WHITE AND […]

Anthony McDaniels: A quiet hero

Anthony McDaniels: A quiet hero

Photos courtesy of family Anthony McDaniels with turret gun. Milan Eagle Media  Anthony was born in the old Byer Hospital in Ypsilanti, MI on  May 24, 1991.  Milan was the home of his parents and grandparents and it quickly became Anthony’s home. Anthony McDaniels wanted to go into the military since he was 10 or […]

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