veterans

Talons Out Honor Flight for Vets Expands

Sep 7, 2016
Jerry Malec / WMUK

What started out as a mission to take World War Two veterans from southwest Michigan to see their national memorial in Washington is growing. It now includes veterans of the Korean War. The Talons Out Honor Flight takes vets to the nation’s capital free of charge. But like any non-profit, Talons Out runs on donations and volunteers. And the expansion means it needs more help.


MPRN

(MPRN-Lansing) A veteran’s home in Marquette says it’s already fixed problems found by the state Auditor General. 

WMUK

(MPRN-Lansing) An annual report from the state Supreme Court says specialty courts that focus on veterans, people with mental illnesses, and those with substance abuse problems are reducing re-offense rates, and saving taxpayers money. 

WMUK

Military Veterans can find the process of getting care through the Veterans Administration cumbersome. But they do have options.


MPRN

(MPRN-Lansing) A joint state House committee could begin hearings as soon as this week on a scathing audit of a state-run veterans’ home 

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