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Huizenga Honors Veterans and their Families across West Michigan

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Over Veterans Day Weekend, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) joined veterans across West Michigan to honor them and thank them for their service. On Friday, Congressman Huizenga joined more than 200 veterans in Hudsonville at a Consumers Energy Veterans event. Later that day, he participated in a veterans appreciation event at Bayberry Farms in Wyoming. On Saturday, Huizenga celebrated the 100th A... Read more »

Huizenga Honors WWII Dutch Resistance Hero and West Michigan Resident Diet Eman

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Last night, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) honored the life, legacy, and memory of Dutch resistance icon and West Michigan resident Diet Eman. Congressman Huizenga detailed Diet’s heroic efforts to save lives, assist Allied forces, and fight back against the Nazis during WWII. Last week, Diet passed away at the age of 99. Below are Congressman Huizenga’s remarks as well as the video of his spe... Read more »

Huizenga Joins Rotarians, United Way, Community Members to Help Disabled Muskegon Heights Veteran

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) joined the Muskegon Rotary, the United Way of the Lakeshore, Muskegon area high school students, Baker College Students, and members of the West Michigan community to assist with repairs, painting, and removing yard debris at the home of Melvin Dunbar, a disabled U.S. Army Veteran, in Muskegon Heights. This event was part of the broader “Day of Caring” init... Read more »

Huizenga Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Grand Haven American Legion Post, Celebrates West Michigan’s History of Service

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga marked the 100th Anniversary of the Charles A. Conklin American Legion Post 28 in Grand Haven. Huizenga specifically highlights the history of Post 28 and its continuing engagement in the community and support for West Michigan veterans. During his speech, Huizenga also focuses on the important role West Michigan has played in WWI and WWII, specifically highlightin... Read more »

Huizenga Commemorates the 75th Anniversary of D-Day in Normandy

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Yesterday, Congressman Bill Huizenga joined a bipartisan congressional delegation led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy in marking the 75th Anniversary of D-Day in Normandy, France. Rep. Huizenga and his colleagues attended a ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial at Omaha Beach with D-Day veterans and their families, active duty members of the mil... Read more »

Huizenga to host service academy info session in Grand Haven

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Congressman Bill Huizenga will be hosting an information session on Saturday (May 11th) for West Michigan high school students who are interested in attending a U.S. service academy. It will take place at the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Field Office Grand Haven, 650 S. Harbor Ave., from 9-10:30 a.m. Liaisons from the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Merchant Mari... Read more »

WHTC: High Praise for Hart Native from Huizenga

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HOLLAND (WHTC-AM/FM) -- Zeeland Republican Rep. Bill Huizenga this week publicly praised U.S. Navy Command Master Chief Russell Mason a native of Hart, MI, on his career in the service. Mason, who is retiring this year, served in the U.S. Navy for more than 30 years, assuming duties in 2017 as Command Master Chief for U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, comprised of the U.S. 5th Fleet and Combined... Read more »

Huizenga Honors Hart Native For His Service In The U.S. Navy

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Last night, Congressman Bill Huizenga praised Command Master Chief Russell Mason a native of Hart, Michigan for his incredible service to our nation as a member of the U.S. Navy. Command Master Chief Mason has served in the U.S. Navy for more than 30 years. In 2017, Master Chief Mason assumed duties as the Command Master Chief for U.S. Naval Forces Central Command which consists of the U.S. 5th Fl... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on the Passing of Former Congressman John Dingell

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Tonight, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement after learning of the passing of former Michigan Congressman John Dingell. ‪I am deeply saddened to learn of John Dingell’s passing. John was a fierce advocate for Michigan and a titan of the House who worked with a servant’s heart. While there were areas where we disagreed I had no doubt that John’s passion and positions were wel... Read more »

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