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  • MING TAG addresses 127th Wing

    On only his third day of duty as Michigan’s adjutant general, Brig. Gen. Paul Rogers, visited Selfridge today, and along with Maj. Gen. Leonard Isabelle, assistant adjutant general, and Brig. Gen. John D. Slocum, 127th Wing commander, briefly addressed a group of Airmen set to deploy overseas.
  • Slocum Outlines 2019 Areas of Emphasis

    The 127th Wing is focusing on four areas of emphasis for 2019. They are: • Expeditionary Readiness & Lethality • Focus on the Drill-Status Guardsman • Joint Service Operations • Unconstrained Innovation The areas of emphasis were outlined by Brig. Gen. John D. Slocum, the 127th Wing commander, during the annual 127th Wing Awards Ceremony in December. By tradition, the wing commander forecasts the year ahead in the annual awards ceremony, typically held the final drill weekend of the calendar year.
  • Krasovic, McDow named to leadership posts at Selfridge

    The 127th Wing has a new vice wing commander and a new command chief master sergeant. Col. Stanley Krasovic Jr. was named the Wing’s vice commander by Brig. Gen. John D. Slocum, the wing commander, and will assume the position in January 2019. Chief Master Sgt. Danny McDow was named the Wing’s command chief and assumed the position in December 2018.

    Command staff and approximately 1,500 members of the 127th Wing convened to announce this year’s Outstanding Airmen of the Year winners on December 1, 2018. The six winners, representing the Wing’s top individual members and groups, were selected from a pool of 21 nominees and four teams in five categories. Final award recipient decisions were based on superior leadership, job performance and overall achievement.
  • 127th Wing welcomes Eisenhower to SANGB

    SELFRIDGE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Mich.-- Members of the 127th Wing hosted approximately 140 distinguished guests and civic leaders during a key-passing ceremony for Selfridge Air National Guard Base’s newest tenant organization on November 14, 2018. The “Eisenhower Veteran Care Transition Center” will provide a residential rehabilitation and reintegration program, ultimately capable of servicing 42 veteran patients suffering from service-related conditions, specifically post-traumatic stress disorder, mild-to-moderate traumatic brain injury or chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
  • Selfridge Airmen Complete Latest Guam Mission

    More than five dozen Michigan Citizen-Airmen have returned home after completing a successful deployment to the Pacific Ocean island territory of Guam. The Michigan Guardsmen, part of the 127th Wing based at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, flew KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, supporting continuous bomber presence and theater security plan in the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s area of responsibility. The KC-135 is primarily provides air-to-air refueling services to U.S. and allied aircraft, a mission of particular importance given the vast distances involved in the Pacific Ocean region.
  • Education Part of the Mission for Michigan Citizen-Airmen

    Anywhere between a third and a half of the Citizen-Airmen of the 127th Wing at Selfridge Air National Guard Base are utilizing military-provided benefits in any given semester to further their higher education goals. “It is a tremendous benefit that we encourage our Airmen to take advantage of,” said Master Sgt. Chandra Corrado, the recruiting and retention manager for the 127th Wing, which is a component of the Michigan Air National Guard.
  • 127 FSS gives troops place to lay heads

         Ten men sat quietly in a dimly-lit room watching a video presentation on a Sunday morning. Several donned full beards, all wore civilian clothes and it was easy to tell they weren’t American troops. Airman 1st Class Hannah Meyerson, 110th FSS, Battle Creek, facilitated the briefing for the Lithuanian Army soldiers, providing contact info and
  • 127th Wing deploys members to ORA

    On a muggy midsummer day in Alpena, approximately 100 servicemembers filed into a large, hangar-like building donned in camouflaged protective gear from head-to-toe. Taking seats in metal folding chairs, cool air filtered through the open overhead door, the only relief from the congested heat. “It’s very hard to do your job when you’re wearing your [chemical] gear,” said Brig. Gen. John D. Slocum, commander 127th Wing, “The point is to familiarize ourselves with the processes and procedures so we can seamlessly integrate into a deployed environment.” More than 500 Citizen-Airmen of the 127th Wing mobilized during several different simulated deployments last week, culminating with the largest group on Sunday. Formerly referred to as “phase one and phase two”, the operational readiness assessment (ORA) taking place at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center (CRTC), creates opportunities for troops to practice wartime taskings and reinforces readiness to deploy and operate in a wartime scenario.
  • 127th Firefighters are ready on a moments' notice

    Senior Airman Kenway Hensley carries a firehose during a training exercise Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich., May 6, 2018. Fire department personnel at the base conducted several training scenarios over a four-day period in early May. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Dan Heaton)