Military Appreciation Month

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Street Beat

Sunday, May 29, 2011 at 11:30am

May is Military Appreciation Month so this week on Street Beat, Community Correspondents Cindy Kainz and Austin Dobreff take a look at Michigan’s military connections, past and present. 

Up first, Major General Kurt J. Stein, the commanding officer of TACOM LCMC, gives Cindy an overview of the military installation located in Warren. 

Then Austin Dobreff talks to Evona Lapere and Joe Hudson from Military Moms United.  www.militarymomsunited.org

Next Community Correspondent Cindy Kainz talks to Keith King about issues facing veterans and the Vietnam Veterans of America.  www.vva.org

Finally, Cindy meets with Tim Downey to discuss Honor Flight Michigan, an organization that takes World War II veterans to Washington D.C. to see their newly constructed memorial.  www.honorflightmichigan.org

If you would like to submit an idea for an upcoming Street Beat program, please email streetbeat@wkbdtv.com and put “show idea” on the subject line.

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