Michigan Senate Republicans Press Releases

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Theis welcomes Livingston County veteran to Capitol for Senate ceremony

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Lana Theis, R-Brighton, welcomed Livingston County resident and Vietnam veteran Bruce Hundley to the state Capitol as her guest for the Michigan Senate’s 29th Annual Memorial Day Service on Thursday. Hundley served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War as a scout dog handler with the 63rd Infantry Platoon Combat Trackers. He is currently a member of the Livingston County

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Sen. Hoitenga welcomes wounded Army veteran, Gaylord native to Capitol for Memorial Day event

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Michele Hoitenga on Thursday welcomed U.S. Army Major Jonathan Turnbull and his wife Samantha to the state Capitol as her special guests for the Senate’s 29th Annual Memorial Day Service to honor Michigan’s fallen service members. “The United States remains the home of the free because of brave men and women like Major Turnbull, who serve selflessly in our armed forces,” said

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Sen. Johnson sponsors Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Awareness Month resolution

LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Senate on Thursday adopted Sen. Ruth Johnson’s resolution to raise awareness of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS). EDS is an inherited condition that affects the connective tissues of the body. “Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome can significantly impact the lives of those affected, and early and accurate diagnosis can provide the opportunity to create lifesaving medical plans and improve patients’ quality of life,” said Johnson, R-Holly. “There

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**PHOTO ADVISORY** Bellino welcomes Gold Star father to Senate Memorial Day Service

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Joseph Bellino, R-Monroe, welcomed Gold Star father James Hario to the state Capitol on Thursday as his special guest for the Michigan Senate’s 29th Annual Memorial Day Service, which honored Michigan’s fallen soldiers. Hario is the father of Pfc. Eric W. Hario, a U.S. Army Ranger who was killed in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom. Eric was born in Monroe in 1989

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**PHOTO ADVISORY** Huizenga welcomes father-in-law to Senate Memorial Day Service

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Mark Huizenga, R-Walker, welcomed former U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Thomas J. Nawrocki, who is also his father-in-law, to the state Capitol on Thursday as his special guest for the Michigan Senate’s 29th Annual Memorial Day Service, which honored Michigan’s fallen soldiers. ### Editor’s note: The above photograph of Huizenga is available by clicking on the image or by visiting SenatorMarkHuizenga.com/photos.

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