Left, Michigan's Mackinac Bridge; right, a U.S. Air Force Boeing B-47

MACKINAW CITY, MI -- It's been 60 years since a daring Air Force pilot made headlines after he flew his Boeing B-47 jet underneath the Mackinac Bridge on April 28, 1959.

The pilot, Air Force Capt. John S. Lappo did not have permission to perform the dangerous stunt on a Friday afternoon but the Muskegon native pulled it off.

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Jilmar Ramos-Gomez was a lance corporal in the Marines and received awards for service in Afghanistan. (Michigan ACLU)

KENT COUNTY, MI – The ACLU is demanding an investigation after a Grand Rapids-born U.S Marine combat veteran was held for possible deportation.

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Editor's Note: This article by Patricia Kime originally appeared on Military.com, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community.

The head of Navy Recruiting District Michigan has been relieved of his duties, a Navy spokeswoman said Wednesday.

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Michigan State Police have arrested a Harrison Township man who threatened to "shoot up" Selfridge Air National Guard Base — and had 70 firearms and hundreds of rounds of ammunition in his home.

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I don't know anything about Michigan politics, or really care for that matter, but I spotted a new 30-second spot from John James, a former West Pointer and now businessman running for the U.S. Senate, and I'd like to talk about it.

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Cena, a 10-year-old Black Labrador who served as a Marine bomb-detection dog from 2009 to 2014, received an emotional farewell before being put to sleep on July 26.

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