Veterans Affairs Staff
Director of the Shiawassee County Veterans Affairs Department
Michael A. Reeve is the new Director of Veterans Affairs for Shiawassee County. He was selected for this position by the Shiawassee Veterans Affairs Committee and began his new role on March 23, 2018.
Reeve served our country for 27 years, retiring as an Army Major having served in a variety of active leadership, operational and staff positions. Before becoming an Officer, he spent 10 years as an enlisted Soldier earning the rank of Sergeant. He was then selected for Officer Candidate School (OCS) where he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Field Artillery, April of 1997. His assignments covered six deployments, 22 countries and several commanding officer assignments. He is a Veteran of the Cold War, the Gulf War, and the Iraq War.
“I’m excited to join Veteran Affairs and look forward to utilizing my professional and military service experience in providing high quality service to the Veterans and their families of Shiawassee County. It is an honor and a privilege to have the opportunity to assist and help our Shiawassee Veterans and am fortunate to have inherited an amazing team."
Prior to his selection as Shiawassee County’s Veterans Affairs Director, he served as the Director of Veteran and Agency services for MIAT, Michigan Institute of Aeronautical Technology in Canton, Michigan.
In addition to his education, work experience and military background, Reeve hails from a family of veterans. His father, Ed Reeve, was a Corporal in the Marine Corps, his half-brother John, served as a Navy Corpsman, and his grandfather, Thomas, retired as a Master Sergeant from the Air Force.
He is married to Carol Reeve and has six children, four grandsons and a granddaughter.