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  • 127th Wing earns top honors

    The 127th Wing has been award two of the military's top honors.The wing has been awarded the Meritorious Unit Award by the Air Force for the wing's recent record of performance both in and in support of combat operations. The award includes a ribbon that all current members of the wing will be authorized to add to their uniform.The Meritorious Unit
  • 191st maintenance team keeps lightning-struck tanker flying

    Twice late last year, a crane rolled into a maintenance hangar and gently -- very gently - removed the vertical stabilizer from the tail of a KC-135 Stratotanker at Selfridge Air National Guard Base.It was an unprecedented project that tapped into the combined wisdom of every shop, section and specialty in the 191st maintenance group, a unit long
  • East Coast training provides joint experience for Army, Air Force

    Approximately 50 Air Force Reserve Airmen from the 943rd Rescue Group deployed for training to the East Coast for joint operations July 31 to Aug 12. The group included three HH-60s and their accompanying maintenance crews; air crew members, including pilots and special mission aviators; aviation resource management specialists; intelligence
  • Firing range safety notice

    ANNUAL FIRING RANGE SAFETY NOTICEBase personnel and visitors to Selfridge Air National Guard Base are advised that entry into the base firing range without advance authorization and accompanied by range personnel is forbidden.Trespassing on firing ranges is not only illegal, but highly dangerous due to the frequent gunfire at the range.The
  • 127th Wing named top flying unit in National Guard

    The Michigan Air National Guard's 127th Wing has been named the top flying unit in the Air National Guard.The National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS) has awarded the Wing the Carl A. Spaatz Award, which is presented annually to the overall outstanding flying unit in the ANG. The award, which covers calendar year 2015, recognizes the
  • Humanitarian-civic assistance project underway

    Through the combined efforts of Latvian Soldiers and Michigan Airmen, a kindergarten in rural Silmala, Latvia, is under renovation.The Soldiers of the Latvian National Armed Forces and the Airmen from the Michigan Air National Guard's 127th Civil Engineer Squadron are working together on a Humanitarian-Civic Assistance project supported by several
  • Latvians partner with Selfridge air traffic controllers

    The first wave of Airmen from the Latvian Air Force have completed an 8-month familiarization program working with air traffic controllers at Selfridge Air National Guard Base.The three Latvians -- Cpl. Euija Polakova , Cpl. Aivers Freibergs and Pvt. Karl Grundins - worked alongside their Michigan counterparts at Selfridge as part of a new aspect
  • Michigan Airmen conduct water survival training with Navy, Coast Guard assist

    Airmen of the 171st Air Refueling Squadron and the 107th Fighter Squadron conducted a two-day training at this Navy station in Florida, refreshing their emergency survival skills.More than 100 Airmen from Selfridge Air National Guard Base were involved in Patriot Sands."We wanted to create a realistic training environment that was safe and
  • Selfridge breaks ground on new fuel system

    160417-Z-MI929The 127th Wing at Selfridge Air National Guard Base has broken ground on the largest single construction contract in the 99-year history of the military air field.A $32.6 million jet fuels storage and delivery system is being built at the base, creating a logistical infrastructure that will support all flying operations here.The new
  • Spehar takes command of 127MXG

    Lt. Col. David Spehar took command of the 127th Maintenance Group during a formal change of command ceremony at Selfridge Air National Guard Base during the April 2016 regularly scheduled drill of the 127th Wing.In a ceremony witnessed by the more than 400 Airmen of the 127MXG and several dozen guests, the command guidon of the Group was passed
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