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The American Legion turns 100

By Thom Publiski One hundred years ago in 1919 a small group of those who served our nation during World War I rallied to Honor those who have fallen in battle. This could not happen without the community, the Citizens of the Milan area and all other citizens in the greatest country in the world. […]

Veteran of the Month: Brent Strong

Veteran of the Month: Brent Strong

By Milan Eagle media Brent Strong was born in Milan to parents Craig and Sandy Strong. He grew up in Milan and graduated from Milan High School in 2000. Brent’s father was in the Army and Brent always wanted to join and serve his country. He was going to enlist but his dad encouraged him […]

World War II veteran celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

World War II veteran  celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

By Joyce Ervin Former 2015 graduate of Milan High School, Marley Tucker, celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with her great grandfather, Elwood Tucker a World War II veteran, at the Ann Arbor Veterans Healthcare System. Tucker served in the U.S. Army and came home after VE-Day, Marley said. Marley, who has been away at Ferris State […]

Money raised for Talon Out Honor Flights

By Joyce Ervin The Jackson-based American 1 Credit Union is a big supporter of the communities, where they have local branches and that includes Milan. Their 2018 Member Giveback campaign raised more than $314,000 that went to support the Jackson School of the Arts and the Talons Out Honor Flight Organization. A building in downtown […]

Fisher House: A family’s love is good medicine

Fisher House: A family’s love is good medicine

By Milan Eagle media “Across the United States there are more than 1,000 veteran families staying every night at a Fisher House” There are 650,000 Veterans living in Michigan, and 5 major VA Medical Centers to support them. However, while there are nearly 80 active Fisher Houses around the world, (76 in the U.S., Ohio […]

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