Meet Michael A. Dickinson, II …..A Local Hero
As a young boy growing up in Emmett Township, Michael A. Dickinson, II always knew he would serve his country as a Soldier in the United States Army. The education that was provided to Michael by his Family, his Community, and his Educators, was instrumental in developing his unparalleled sense of Duty, Honor, and Love for Country.
As a 1998 Alumni of Harper Creek Community Schools, SSG Dickinson’s Love for Country was forever engraved in our hearts on July 17, 2006 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when he made the Ultimate Sacrifice for the Freedoms we take for granted.
Following SSG Dickinson’s example of Service before self, SSG Michael A. Dickinson, II Post 257 is honored to provide our Community with a new Veteran Oriented Community Center.
Situated in Emmett Charter Township, directly across the street from the same classrooms that inspired our Post’s Namesake, this Community Center is quickly becoming a focal point of our Community, providing the following:
· Center of Veteran/Community Outreach Programs
· Center of Patriotic Education & Activities
· Center of American Legion Student Programs & Scholarship Opportunities
· Center of Veteran, Service Member & Family Services