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127th Wing Photos

Sept. 11 Remembered

Lt. Col. Doug Champagne, commander of the 107th Fighter Squadron, Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich., recalls his experiences on Sept. 11, 2001, during a June 21, 2011, meeting of the Selfridge Base Community Council. Champagne was airborne in an F-16 Falcon, returning from a morning target practice mission, when the terror attacks occured. At far right is Lt, Col. Rolf Mammen, also a pilot with the Michigan Air National Guard, wore his United Airlines pilot uniform to the meeting and recalled his experiences that day flying in a United airliner, bound for New York. (USAF photo by Rachel Barton, 127th Wing Public Affairs)

PHOTO BY: Rachel Barton, th Wing Public Affairs
VIRIN: 110621-F-NQ307-216.JPG
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