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#Veteran Events & Announcements 12/29 to 1/31

Listed below are the events I have for the next 14 days here in the Metro Detroit area, of which there is 4 new items. You can also go to the Legion 328 website to download any flyer for these future events at  http://www.legionpost328.org/events.htmlIf your group has an event benefiting veterans, or you hear of an event, please share with me so I can share with the veteran community.  I would rather get an event 3 times than not at all!  Please make sure any flyer lists address of event and a contact person!

You can also find many other veteran events & information for Veterans on the State of MI Veterans website, Detroit Public Televisions' Veterans website, and a few others:
http://www.michiganveterans.com/home/Calendar.aspx
http://www.veterans.dptv.org/all-events
http://www.hostmtb.org/RADs_and_Other_Retiree-Veterans_Events.html#MI
https://sites.google.com/site/miveteranevents/home/military-eve…

A Fisher House to be Built adjacent to the Ann Arbor VA Medical Center Seeking Doantions

Fisher House Michigan/Build It For The Brave, Inc. is a 501c3 organization formed last May to assist with the development, approval, and fundraising of the $3.5 million project for the FY18/19 construction at the VA in Ann Arbor. This facility is for the families and caregivers of our veterans receiving care at the VA. A no charge lodging facility supported by our group, the VA and Veterans Service Organizations in Michigan like you. We plan to have literature specific to our mission which we would like to have you send to all chapters, posts, and organizations in a month (mid-Jan).
Please forward this to your commanders and state officers/staff members. We would like to see State level donations as well as post/chapter projects to be developed now and over the next two to three years. More information will follow in a few weeks.
Please join us to make this a highly successful campaign for our veterans and families in need.  This project should be highly promoted within all communiti…

Sen. Peters to Join Senate Armed Services Committee

Sen. Peters to Join Senate Armed Services Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 19, 2016 Allison Green (202) 834-2281 Zade Alsawah (313) 505-4810 media@peters.senate.gov
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Gary Peters announced he has been appointed to the Senate Committee on Armed Services for the 115th Congress, subject to ratification by the Democratic Caucus. Peters will also continue to serve on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee; Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee; and the Joint Economic Committee.
"As a former Lt. Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve, I am proud to be carrying on Michigan's strong military tradition by joining the Senate Armed Services Committee. Michigan helped build the Arsenal of Democracy that defeated tyranny in World War II, beginning a defense legacy that stretches into present day as Michigan airmen, soldiers, sailors and Marines are supporting the fight against ISIS," said Senator Peters. 
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#Veteren Events & Announcements 12/22 to 1/31

Listed below are the events I have for the next 14 days here in the Metro Detroit area, of which there is 1 new item. You can also go to the Legion 328 website to download any flyer for these future events at  http://www.legionpost328.org/events.htmlIf your group has an event benefiting veterans, or you hear of an event, please share with me so I can share with the veteran community.  I would rather get an event 3 times than not at all!  Please make sure any flyer lists address of event and a contact person!

You can also find many other veteran events & information for Veterans on the State of MI Veterans website, Detroit Public Televisions' Veterans website, and a few others:
http://www.michiganveterans.com/home/Calendar.aspx
http://www.veterans.dptv.org/all-events
http://www.hostmtb.org/RADs_and_Other_Retiree-Veterans_Events.html#MI
https://sites.google.com/site/miveteranevents/home/military-even…

#Veteran Events & Announcements 12/8 to 1/14

Listed below are the events I have for the next 14 days here in the Metro Detroit area, of which there is 4 new items. You can also go to the Legion 328 website to download any flyer for these future events at  http://www.legionpost328.org/events.html
If your group has an event benefiting veterans, or you hear of an event, please share with me so I can share with the veteran community.  I would rather get an event 3 times than not at all!

You can also find many other veteran events & information for Veterans on the State of MI Veterans website, Detroit Public Televisions' Veterans website, and a few others:
http://www.michiganveterans.com/home/Calendar.aspx
http://www.veterans.dptv.org/all-events
http://www.hostmtb.org/RADs_and_Other_Retiree-Veterans_Events.html#MI
https://sites.google.com/site/miveteranevents/home/military-events
ANNOUNCEMENTS! "Marine Corps Toys For Tots (Update)" It'…

Senator Peters and Senator Stabenow Applaud Senate Passage of Legislation to Honor Michigan Veteran

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Peters, Stabenow Applaud Senate Passage of Legislation to Honor Michigan Veteran
Bill Would Name Traverse City VA Clinic for Medal of Honor Recipient and Traverse City Area Native Colonel Demas T. Craw

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 2, 2016 Allison Green (Peters) 202-834-2281 Media@peters.senate.gov Miranda Margowsky (Stabenow) 202-224-1437
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow today applauded unanimous Senate passage of legislation they introduced to name the Traverse City Veterans Affairs (VA) Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) after Army Colonel Demas T. Craw, a Traverse City-area native and Medal of Honor recipient. The bill now heads to the House of Representatives, where Congressman Benishek has introduced similar legislation.
"Colonel Demas Craw laid his life on the line and made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country," said Senator Peters, a former Lt. Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve. "Naming this clinic in his honor will e…

Veteran Events & Announcements 12/1 to 12/15

Listed below are the events I have for the next 14 days here in the Metro Detroit area, of which there is 4 new items. You can also go to the Legion 328 website to download any flyer for these future events at  http://www.legionpost328.org/events.html
If your group has an event benefiting veterans, or you hear of an event, please share with me so I can share with the veteran community.  I would rather get an event 3 times than not at all!

You can also find many other veteran events & information for Veterans on the State of MI Veterans website, Detroit Public Televisions' Veterans website, and a few others:
http://www.michiganveterans.com/home/Calendar.aspx
http://www.veterans.dptv.org/all-events
http://www.hostmtb.org/RADs_and_Other_Retiree-Veterans_Events.html#MI
https://sites.google.com/site/miveteranevents/home/military-events
ANNOUNCEMENTS! "Marine Corps Toys For Tots (Update)" It'…