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  • Saber Strike 2015 comes to an end

    Months of planning, hard work, and coordination brings members of the 127th Wing to the end of another successful exercise as participants begin to wrap up operations.Since the beginning stages of planning through Thursday, June 18, military representatives from 14 nations including the United States and Latvia have been putting together the pieces
  • Air National Guard units host partnership day

    The 127th Wing, Michigan Air National Guard, has played a role in displaying excellence in air power during a partnership day allowing distinguished visitors from Latvia to witness an A-10 Thunderbolt II being refueled mid-flight over Latvia on June 10.Along with the 127th Wing two other Air National Guard units, Pennsylvania and Maryland, came
  • Whipple takes command of 127th Mission Support Group

    Col. Daniel J. Whipple has assumed command of the 127th Mission Support Group at Selfridge Air National Guard Base.Whipple formally took command of the 500-Airman group during a June 14 ceremony at Selfridge. The group's former commander, Col. Bryan J. Teff, is now serving as the vice commander of the 110th Attack Wing in Battle Creek. The 127 MSG
  • 127th Wing takes stand against sexual assault

    There is no place for sexual assault in the 127th Wing."Let me be clear, every Airman in this wing matters," said Brig. Gen. Doug Slocum, 127th Wing commander at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich.As part of the larger Dept. of Defense effort to eliminate sexual assault in the military - and to support victims of such assault - 127th Wing
  • Michigan Air National Guard Supports Saber Strike 2015

    KC-135 Stratotankers and about two dozen Airmen from the Michigan Air National Guard are in  Latvia, providing support to Saber Strike 2015, a 13-nation  exercise taking place there and in neighboring nations June  8-19. The Michigan Airmen are among 6,000 military personnel  participating in the U.S. Army Europe-led exercise. Saber Strike is a U.S
  • Fire Training at Selfridge

    Firefighters at Selfridge Air National Guard Base will be conducting live fire exercises approximately 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, June 11-14. During the exercises, which simulate a fire and rescue scenario on an aircraft on the ground, large plumes of smoke will be visible from the air base.Selfridge firefighters typically conduct two
  • Training exercises focuses on ‘all hazards’

    Firefighters, medical specialists and other emergency responders cleared a smoke-filled building at Selfridge Air National Guard Base Friday in a day-long training exercise. In the process, they rescued several mannequins from room filled with "toxic chemicals." At least one of the dummies did not appear to survive.The exercise, part of a four-day
  • Night flying training advisory

    Residents around Selfridge Air National Guard Base may notice increased helicopter traffic and night flying operations between June 3 - June 11 due to a training exercise being held at the base and in southeast Michigan area.The night flying training will take place into the early hours of the morning; usually the airfield closes at 11 p.m. 
  • 127th Wing Honor Guard preps for duty

    The 127th Wing Honor Guard 's primary mission is to render final honors at the funerals and memorial services for deceased Air Force veterans in the Detroit region. The local Honor Guard attends the funeral and in a solemn moment, folds the American flag, representing the completion of the veteran's final duty. The Honor Guard also plays the bugle
  • Agents, officers mark Police Memorial Day

    Federal and local law enforcement officers paused Friday to honor the sacrifices of their colleagues who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. More than 130 law enforcement officers died while on duty in the U.S. in 2014, said senior agents of the U.S. Customs & Border Protection Agency at Selfridge Air National Guard Base."Each and