Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Project SALUTE honored by 110th Fighter Wing

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law's Project SALUTE honored by 110th Fighter Wing

Flag Flown Over Iraq to be Presented to Project SALUTE; School’s “Mobile Law Office” on National Tour to Provide Pro Bono Assistance on Federal Benefits Issues to Veterans

Detroit, December 7, 2008 – In honor of the school’s Project SALUTE, the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law (UDM Law) will be presented with an American flag that flew over Iraq by the Air National Guard 110th Fighter Wing of Battle Creek. The presentation will take place before the Detroit Lions game at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 7.

During the past year, UDM Law has toured the country in its Mobile Law Office (MLO), providing free legal information and assistance to ensure representation to thousands of low-income veterans on federal disability and pension benefit matters.

This summer, the 110th Fighter Wing deployed its A-10 Thunderbolts to Iraq. Air Force Lt. Colonel Lisa Ryan, wife of UDM Law student Sean Ryan, requested the American flag be flown in honor of Project SALUTE. The 110th Fighter Wing’s Commander honored that request on June 20....

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H/T Julie

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