Honored Veterans

Each aide station may be dedicted to a military hero.
  1. Staff Sergeant Shane J. Angell (Baldwin)
    Staff Sergeant Angell was an Engineer with the U.S. Army Fifth Special Forces Group stationed at Ft. Campbell, KY. Shane was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Group, where his father had served most of his SF time. Shane deployed twice to Iraq with 3rd Battalion. He passed away Friday September 11, 2009.
  2. Specialist Robert M. Friese (Clare)
    Army Specialist Robert M. Friese died April 29, 2011 serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. The twenty-one year old was from Harrison, Michigan. He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas. His unit was supporting Operation New Dawn.
  3. Private First Class Joshua S. Treibley (Chase)
    Private First Class Joshua S. Treibley is a Multichannel System Operator that is assigned to the 16th Tactical Installation and Network Company, 57th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, Fort Hood Texas. He is currently deployed to the CENTCOM area of operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield.
  1. Major Michael A. Mosley (Loomis)
    Major Michael A. Mosley, USAF, age 42, born November 8, 1974 in Ojai, Calif., died Monday, September 18, 2017. Mike attended pilot training at Laughlin AFB, Texas. He was a Command Pilot with over 3,800 flight hours in the KC-10, C-12, and T-37 and flew at Travis AFB, McGuire AFB, and was deployed 11 times.
  2. Staff Sergeant Marcus S. Bawol (Auburn)
    Staff Sergeant Marcus Bawol served as a critical skills operator 2D Marine Special Operations Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. He passed away when a U.S. Army UH-60 Blackhawk Helicopter crashed near Eglin, Florida, March 10, 2015.
  3. Lieutenant Lewis E. Dunn M.D. (Bay City)
    Lieutenant Dunn was in the Navy and served in the South Pacific as the Chief Medical Officer on his vessel during World War II aboard the Fletcher class destroyer, U.S.S. Taylor. His ship was attached to the 1st Marine Division so he saw action in the trenches in the islands in the South Pacific.
  1. Private First Class Byron J. Fouty (Saginaw Bay)
    19, Waterford, Mich.; assigned to the 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.
  2. Anthony Paul Kilyanek (Partridge Rd)
    Anthony Paul Kilyanek was born on January 15th, 1922 in Duryea, Pennsylvania and died on February 19th, 2005 in Garden City, Michigan. He was 1 of 11 kids in his family. During the Great Depression, he, along with his brothers, worked in the CCC camps. Once World War II started, he joined the military. Anthony fought in WWII until 1945. He came to Michigan after the war to work in the auto industry. He landed a job at General Motors and worked there for just shy of 30 years. He was also a Boy Scout troop leader and an active member in Boy Scouts for a majority of his life. He was also an active member in the VFW in Garden City, Michigan. He was a father of 5 and a grandfather of 10. He enjoyed acting, photography, gardening, cars, fixing things, and spending time with his grandkids. The following brothers also served in WWII: Stanley Kilyanek ((Stanley Kilyanek was killed in the Battle of Saipan {Pacific campaign of WWII} on June 18th, 1944.)) Casimir Kilyanek Edward Kilyanek Joseph Kilyanek The following brothers were in the military: Frank Kilyanek Adam Kilyanek
  3. Post Commander Victor Mendez (Midland)
    Victor Mendez was a U. S. Marine. Mendez was Post Commander of Wyandotte VFW Post 1136 when he passed away.