Honors for Hiring Veterans First

Michigan Works! is taking time out to honor the men and women of the armed forces, as well as local companies who hire them.

Michigan Works! hosted a reception this afternoon honoring American Eagle airlines for employing more than 100 war veterans as mechanics.

State lawmakers were on hand as well to give their congratulations and emphasize the importance of giving local jobs to local veterans.

Today’s ceremony is one of many taking place across 6 U.P. counties as November is proclaimed Hire Vets First Month.