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  • ‘No Second Guesses:’ Selfridge Pilots Share Story of Emergency Landing

    Capt. Brett DeVries, an A-10 Thunderbolt II pilot of the 107th Fighter Squadron from Selfridge Air National Guard Base, poses next to the aircraft he safely landed after a malfunction forced him to make an emergency landing July 20 at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center. (Photo courtesy U.S. Air National Guard)
  • 171st ARS marks 75 years

    Depending on what date one chooses to use, Michigan's 171st Air Refueling Squadron turned 75 years old either this month or last. Born into combat in a world-encompassing war, the milestone anniversary passed relatively unnoticed, with a significant portion of the squadron's current members deployed to the Middle East, engaged in combat operations
  • Selfridge Airmen Deploy to Southwest Asia

    Approximately 100 Citizen-Airmen of the Michigan Air National Guard are now on duty in Southwest Asia.The Airmen - all members of the 127th Wing at Selfridge Air National Guard Base - departed from Selfridge earlier this month and are now on duty in the U.S. Central Command region in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel and other
  • Selfridge Air National Guard Base considered for nation’s newest fighter aircraft

    The Air Force has selected Selfridge Air National Guard Base as one of five locations being considered for the F-35A Lightning, the nation's newest fighter aircraft.If selected, the F-35 would likely replace the A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft now assigned to the base and flown by the 107th Fighter Squadron, Michigan Air National Guard."We are
  • Professor/Airman serves with pride at Selfridge

    Meet Master Sgt. Shaun West. On the spread sheet of academic achievement at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, he's the "one."Of the 1,269 enlisted Airmen in the 127th Wing at Selfridge, the college education statistics break down roughly like this: a lot; a few, a handful and one.That is a lot - 253 to be exact -- of the enlisted Airmen have
  • Selfridge Airmen double CCAF degree awards

    It is 6 p.m. on a Tuesday night and Staff Sgt. Kallie Czenkus is sitting in a classroom in the 127th Wing Medical Readiness Building. She's got a water bottle, a lap top, a note book and a big, thick text book on financial management. In another couple of months, she's also have a Community College of the Air Force associate degree.Once she picks
  • 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