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Veteran of the month | MITCHELL UNDERWOOD: DECORATED HERO

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 […]

Eagle Honors PFC KRISTINA RODRIGUEZ And thanks her for her service

Eagle Honors PFC KRISTINA RODRIGUEZ  And thanks her for her service

Kristina Rodriguez, Milanite, is currently serving in the U.S.Army, stationed in Okinawa, Japan. She graduated from Milan HighSchool in 2011 and entered the service on March 27, 2012. PFC Rodriguez did her basic training at Ft Jackson, South Carolina. She says her current experience is positive. It has affected my life tremendously thus far. I […]

Eagle Honors SPECIALIST/E-4 DONNIE TOWNS Thank you for your service!

Eagle Honors SPECIALIST/E-4  DONNIE TOWNS  Thank you for your service!

Donnie Towns served 7 years in the Army/Michigan Army National Guard from 2005 to 2011.  During those years, he experienced war, serving in combat tour in 2008 at the time of Operation Iraqi Freedom in Ramadi, Iraq. He earned several medals including the Army Achievement Medal (AAM) Army Good Conduct Medal (AGM) Army Commendation Medal […]