**PHOTO ADVISORY** Stamas welcomes Iraq War veteran for Senate’s Memorial Day Service

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Jim Stamas, R-Midland, welcomed Sgt. Joseph McLosky from Hope to the state Capitol on Thursday for the Michigan Senate’s 25th Annual Memorial Day Service, which honored Michigan’s fallen soldiers.

McLosky served in the U.S. Army from 2003 until 2012. In October 2007, he was injured in an IED blast while serving in Iraq. He was awarded the Combat Action Badge and the Purple Heart.

During the Senate ceremony, Stamas recognized Pfc. Michael A. Thomason, a soldier from Michigan who was killed in April while serving in Operation Inherent Resolve in Syria.

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