April 3, 2013 | Vol. 94, No. 78

Proposed veterans cemetery a worthy perpetual honor

Last week’s return of the 1432nd Engineer Company of the Michigan National Guard was a reminder of how important the service of our soldiers is to our country. Their service is truly honorable.

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Their return was also a reminder of how crucial it is that we uphold the promises made to members of the military with health care and other benefits. The nation honors their service by upholding its end of the bargain.

U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek, R-Crystal Falls, is looking to extend honor to our soldiers with the creation of a veterans cemetery in the Upper Peninsula. He recently met with Gov. Rick S...