LANSING, MI Twelve of Michigan's most distinguished military veterans will be recognized Friday during the first-ever Michigan Military and Veterans Hall of Honor
In 2018, Michigan became just the 12th state with an entity to recognize veterans, active-duty and reserve personnel statewide.
The inaugural event will honor soldiers with a connection to Michigan for their military service, or for their combined military, community and professional accomplishments.
This year's Hall of Honor inductees will be honored in two categories: the "Veterans" category and the "Military" category.
You can find more information about the 12 inductees here
The Hall of Honor event begins at 2 p.m. at the Michigan Military Museum, 702 W. Kalamazoo St., Lansing.
The event is free and open to the public.