Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan veterans would be eligible for grants to help them earn a degree in science, technology, engineering, or math under a new bipartisan bill in the state House. 

Bob Psalmond's art at Kellogg Community College's library
Kellogg Community College

Five years ago, Kellogg Community College noticed that a large number of veterans were enrolled in its classes. So it started a writing project to help bring those veterans together.

Detroit's Metro Airport Welcomes Military Travelers

Aug 11, 2015
Jerry Malec

More than 30 million travelers pass through Detroit Metropolitan Airport each year. Many are current or former members of the Armed Services. Sensing a need to support their unique travel needs, some Delta Air Lines employees got together and created a special place for them in 2010. That eventually blossomed into the current Freedom Center in the McNamara Terminal.

The former director of the Calhoun County Veterans Affairs office has been ordered to stand trial in circuit court on new charges. Scott Losey, 45, of Portage, is now charged with three high-court misdemeanors and three misdemeanors for money and gifts he solicited from veterans and family members seeking help with disability claims between 2010 and 2015. (Battle Creek Enquirer)

Helping Michigan Vets on Campus

May 12, 2015
Mike Lanka / WMU University Relations

Military veterans moving from the front line to the classroom can get help from the Department of Veterans Affairs. But while there’s a myriad of benefits for them, the process of getting them can be intimidating. Fortunately, student veterans in southern Michigan have direct access to an expert from the VA right on campus.