Sunday, November 11, 2012
A photo gallery of the Sunday morning Veterans Day ceremony at Troy Veterans Plaza.
Dozens of Troy residents, veterans and city employees gathered at Troy Veterans Plaza Sunday morning to remember and honor all military veterans who have served – and who continue to serve. "There are millions among us fighting for freedom," said keynote speaker Nancy Susick, a 24-year Navy Reserve veteran and current Senior Vice President of Beaumont Health System and President of Beaumont Hospital, Troy. "We must never forget what our vets experienced and sacrificed for our freedom." For the latest Troy news and information, "like" Troy Patch on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign up for our daily newsletter.
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Sunday, November 11, 2012
Today, on Veterans Day, we ask you to share your photos and stories with other Patch readers. You can upload your photos here by logging in and clicking "Add your photos." You may also add a caption by clicking "edit" after you have uploaded the photo. To make it even easier to share your stories, you can also text your photo and information to 248-202-7375, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To all of the veterans out there who have selflessly served our country, we respect and thank you.
Saturday, November 10, 2012
The ceremony will feature keynote speaker Nancy Susick, a 24-year veteran of the Navy Reserve and current president of Beaumont Hospital, Troy.
Friday, November 9, 2012
Michigan will honor America's military service members through special events and offers in recognition of Veterans Day, Nov. 11
Veterans Day, a day for America to remember her military service members, is this Sunday, Nov. 11. Here's a round up of Michigan events honoring veterans as well as special offers for veterans by area businesses. Local Events: The Troy Veterans Memorial Committee will host their annual Troy Veterans Day Ceremony at Troy Veterans Plaza in front of City Hall this Sunday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. The public is invited to bring individual flowers, bouquets, small flags and other appropriate mementos to be placed on the walk of honor or at the base of the Veterans Memorial in honor of a loved one or all veterans. Nancy Susick, current president of Beaumont Hospital in Troy and a 24-year veteran of the Navy Reserve, will be the keynote speaker. For…
The event honors all who have served and will feature keynote speaker Nancy Susick, a 24-year veteran of the Navy Reserve and current President of Beaumont Hospital, Troy.
Friday, November 9, 2012
The following information was provided by the City of Troy. The Troy Veterans Memorial Committee will host their annual Troy Veterans Day Ceremony at Troy Veterans Plaza in front of City Hall this Sunday, Nov. 11 at 11 am. The program will include a memorial brick dedication, the Raising of Colors and the Laying of the Memorial Wreath on the Veterans Monument by honorary guests. Music will be provided by the Heritage Concert Band of Troy. The public is invited to bring individual flowers, bouquets, small flags and other appropriate mementos to be placed on the walk of honor or at the base of the Veterans Memorial in honor of a loved one or all veterans. The sale of commemorative bricks ($60 each) will continue and the Veterans Memorial …
Monday, November 14, 2011
Michigan scenes combine with special moments to make memorable pictures.
Andrew Rogers submitted this photo of the Veterans Day sunrise over Lake St. Clair that he took from the Crescent Sail Club in Grosse Pointe Farms. How did you mark Veterans Day this year? To email this photo, just look for the EMAIL button above the headline. To print this photo, see PRINT above. To add a photo, click on "add your photos" under the photo. Do you have a nominee for Michigan Postcard? Nominate it here or email it to email@example.com. Be sure to include the following details: > More Michigan Postcards
Friday, November 11, 2011
Retired Brig. Gen. Donald Schenk of Troy receives Spirit of America Award at annual Veterans Day ceremony.
Chilly November winds and temperatures in the 40s on Friday didn't deter about 100 people from packing the Troy Veterans Memorial outside of City Hall to commemorate the nation's soldiers. "Today we are here to honor our brave men and women who serve this nation," retired Navy Lt. Joseph Malla said while addressing the crowd during opening remarks. "They are the fabric from which our flag was woven." Malla, who is also chairman of the Troy Veterans Memorial Committee, presented the Spirit of America Award to retired Brig. Gen. Donald Schenk. The award is presented each year by the committee to honor an individual whose contributions to the community best exemplify the American spirit. Nominees must demonstrate devotion and loyalty to their…
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Looking for something to do in Troy this weekend? Patch has it covered.
Every week we will give you a smattering of suggestions for events around Troy for the upcoming weekend. On Monday, we told you about Lighting the Way for the Holidays. Our pick for today: The Veterans Day Ceremony at Veterans Park Come back to Troy Patch tomorrow for more weekend-things-to-do options. Or, visit our Events Guide here.