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  • New 'old' gym opens at Selfridge

    Something old is new again for Airmen of the 127th Wing.The old gym at Selfridge Air National Guard Base - a legacy building constructed in the early 1930s at the base - has been refurbished and is once again being used as a fitness center at the air base."This gives us a centralized location to not only conduct our physical assessment program, but
  • Three more years? Michigan Airmen say ‘yes’

    Thirty Airmen of the Michigan Air National Guard's 127th Wing re-enlisted for three or more years in the first quarter of fiscal year 2015. Several dozen more have extended their existing enlistment or re-enlisted for shorter periods.The 30 who re-enlisted for three or more years were honored during a brief "You Make A Difference" ceremony during
  • Selfridge Airman trucks to duty destination

    In her first experience on the open road in a big rig, Staff Sgt. Julia Nobles trucked 9,000 pounds of cargo on a six-hour journey from one corner of Michigan to another.Nobles, a member of the Michigan Air National Guard's 127th Logistics Readiness Squadron, is in upgrade training for a new position in the Vehicle Operations section of the
  • 85 tons in 48 hours

    Proving their ability to quickly and safely move anybody, anything, anywhere, nine Selfridge Airmen recently loaded dozens of Michigan Army National Guard soldiers and some 85 tons of equipment - including four large artillery pieces - into cargo aircraft for transport to Europe for an early spring exercise there.The Selfridge Airmen - from the
  • STARBASE, Oakland University launch teacher training partnership

    Long known for igniting an interest in science and technology in elementary school students, the STARBASE program at Selfridge Air National Guard Base is now helping to train future school teachers in how to bring that same passion for science into their everyday classroom.STARBASE has begun working with the School of Education at Oakland
  • Selfridge Museum announces 2015 schedule

    The Selfridge Military Air Museum will soon launch its 2015 season.The museum's general public hours are noon - 4:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, plus Independence Day and Memorial Day, April 4 - Oct. 31.The Museum and Air Park can also be opened by appointment at other times throughout the year by calling 586-239-5035 or emailing
  • Dad’s service inspired future Airman of the Year

    For Senior Airman Janea Cook, one of the best parts of her service in the Michigan Air National Guard is her work with the physical fitness program."I take pride in those last two laps," she said of the 1.5-mile run that Airmen are timed running every year. "I enjoy seeing people win, running that last lap or two with someone else. It's not for
  • Michigan ANG, Detroit Navy history highlighted in new publications

    The combat history of the Michigan Air National Guard and an overview of the history of the U.S. Navy's more than 100 years of operation in the Detroit region are highlighted in new products posted on the 127th Wing's History & Heritage web page.A 28-page booklet, the Michigan Air National Guard at War: A Combat History 1954-2013, traces 60 years
  • NOSC Detroit to celebrate 100 years of Navy Reserve service

    Navy Operational Support Center Detroit is scheduled to celebrate 100 years of Navy Reserve service during a centennial ceremony, open to current reservists, veterans and other personnel with base access, March 7 at 1 p.m. in Hangar, Bldg. 1425 on base.The centennial celebration will feature guest of honor U.S. Senator and Navy veteran Gary Peters,
  • 127th Medical Group puts focus on readiness

    The doctors, nurses and health technicians of the 127th Medical Group (MDG) ensure that the nearly 1,500 Michigan Airmen assigned to Selfridge Air National Guard Base are medically prepared to answer the call.The unit's approximately 55 Airmen focus on three primary missions: medical readiness for the 127th Wing at Selfridge, homeland security and