While leaving a store with her two children, a woman got the scare of her life as two suspects snatched her purse and then dragged her across the parking lot. Before they could get a away, an armed civilian pulled the two suspects from their vehicle and held them on the ground until police could arrive.
A Michigan State Trooper of the Flint post was recently injured as he served with the U.S. Army Reserve in Afghanistan. Check out the details of Henderson native and American hero, Sgt. Platt Weinrick.
The story of Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills would be enough to make most people throw the towel in and be bitter for the rest of their lives. Travis Mills isn't most people though. Check out the video this Vassar native made for all the people supporting him and his family.
Regardless where you live, the story of Travis Mills serves a reminder of the sacrifice and bravery that runs through our Armed Forces. The fact that Mills is from our area serves a reminder that behind that bravery and sacrifice, there are real people. Check out the latest details on this hometown/national hero, and how you can help.
Vassar native, family man, and national hero, Army Sgt. Travis Mills is back on American land, and recovering at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, after losing all four of his limbs in a IED explosion in Afghanistan. Two charities have started construction on a custom built home, to help Mills and his family with the challenges they will face.
I don't know where to start this article, because anything I write won't be tribute enough to Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills of Vassar, Michigan. Sgt. Mills was wounded in Afghanistan and his family is eagerly awaiting his return.