On December 1st, Michael’s family traveled to the Washington, D.C. office of the U.S. Agency for International Development to participate in helping dedicate a plaque and photo commemorating Michael’s service.
Michael served as Senior Governance Advisor, RTI International, posted in Najaf & Baghdad, Iraq, May 2008 to March 2009. While representing America in a warzone, Michael wrote a periodical journal that he shared with friends and family via email. In addition to recording his impressions of Iraq, he also wrote of a vacation outside Iraq in […]
Here’s the latest on what readers are saying about Michael’s book, Castles in the Sand:“It is a terrific piece of work. Of course, as I would get absorbed in it and chuckle a bit every page or two, I would recall who had written it and that there would be no more books. Mike had a […]
The MCD Fund has just added a wonderful project to its list of supported causes: The Woodward Avenue Action Association’s Sunflower Gardens on Woodward campaign. The association raises funds to plant more than 1,000 sunflowers at several spots between 6 Mile and 8 Mile. Almost 24 elm trees also will be planted on the southwest […]
The Michigan Historical Commission’s work to preserve and promote the heritage of Detroit’s Capitol Park is one of the Fund’s supported causes. Since 2007, the Commission has aided the City of Detroit in highlighting the rich and unique heritage of this site. It is the home of Michigan’s territorial capitol and its first State capitol. […]