Richard Morrison Higgins Lake Veterans Advocacy & Post Service Officer Training

Annual Training is named

VA&R Director, James Topps, opened the annual Post Service Officer training at Higgins Lake with an announcement and presentation. Richard M. Morrison, a WWII U.S. Marine, who spent his time island hopping during the war, including landing on Iwo Jima.  Mr. Morrison spent 26 years as a Department Veteran Service Officer, advocating for veteran benefits.  From this day forward the training will be officially known as the “Richard Morrison Higgins Lake Veterans Advocacy & Post Service Officer Training”

If you are in need of help with your VA paperwork or to make a claim contact our Veteran Services Team at 313-964-6640

The American Legion Department of Michigan represents over 70,000 members in the State of Michigan. The American Legion was founded in 1919, based on “The Four Pillars”; veteran rehabilitation, Americanism, child welfare, and national security and continued above all its mission as a consumers’ advocate for veterans. For more information contact the Michigan Legion at 517-371-4720 ext 16,, or visit our website at


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