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2022 Inductees: Interview with Captain Paul Ryan, U.S. Navy (Retired)

Paul Ryan shared information about this year's event and honorees during a recent interview on Veterans Radio. Listen Now.

2022 Inductees

The 2022 Military and Veterans inductees have been selected.

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Joseph B. Anderson Jr.

U.S. Army

Joseph B. Anderson Jr. was born in Topeka, Kansas, and has lived in Bloomfield Hills for more than 30 years. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, in 1965 and became a commissioned officer in the US Army. His military service spanned 13 years, including two combat tours in Vietnam with the 1st Cavalry Division. Later in his military career, Anderson commanded troops in the 82nd Airborne Division. Continue reading ...

Joseph B. Anderson Jr.

Jason Gehrke

U.S. Army

Jason Gehrke was born in Ypsilanti in 1984. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the US Army Reserve upon completion of Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning, Georgia in 2010. He was deployed twice, supporting Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Spartan Shield. Continue reading ...

Jason Gehrke

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2022 Hall of Honor Ceremony

Michigan History Museum
702 Kalamazoo St.
Lansing, Michigan

About the Ceremony

The 2022 induction ceremony wil be held November 18, 2022, 12:30 p.m.

An induction ceremony is held to recognize Michigan’s most distinguished service members. This special occasion marks the official recognition of distinguished service in the United States Armed Forces for the six Military Category inductees, and the extraordinary civic and community service of the six Veteran Category inductees. Invited dignitaries include Michigan's Governor, Michigan National Guard’s Adjutant General, Michigan’s U.S. Senators, and the Chair of the Michigan Military and Veterans Hall of Honor Board of Directors. Banners commemorating each inductee will be on display, with photo opportunities for the media, visitors, inductees, and families. Inductees or their surviving families are presented the specially designed Michigan Military and Veterans Hall of Honor Medal; a State of Michigan tribute document signed by the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, the inductee’s State Senator and State Representative; and congratulatory letters from Michigan’s U.S. Senators.

Honor and Educate

The Michigan Military and Veterans Hall of Honor seeks to not only honor Michigan military veterans, but to also educate our citizens about military service as a basic and honorable duty of citizenship--to stir patriotic spirit, a sense of civic duty, and a sense of honor that calls people to arms.

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