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  • ESGR protects service members' rights, thanks supportive employers

    Guardsmen and Reservists with civilian jobs know the importance of coordinating military duties with their civilian employers. But how can they show their appreciation to understanding employers, or how can they ensure employers respect their rights? Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve does both and more. ESGR, a Department of Defense
  • The 127th Maintenance Group takes on the Thunderbolt

    The 127th Maintenance Group gives whole new meaning to the phrase "when pigs fly". Following a conversion from the F-16 Falcon to the A-10 Thunderbolt II, commonly known as the Warthog, the 127th MXG has maintained a necessary balance of aircraft to continue with the mission. Despite technical problems such as wing cracks, re-wiring and computer
  • 127th ARG gets training support from Air Guard community

    The 127th Air Refueling Group, Michigan Air National Guard, welcomed personnel from six out-of-state Air National Guard units to evaluate a readiness exercise during their January drill weekend.This exercise is one of four such exercises the group will face this year, along with support personnel from several other units in the wing. It is normal
  • Personnel Office Enlists CHRIS To Aid in Force Management

    With the enlistment of CHRIS, Selfridge commanders will be better able to manage and shape the 127th Wing's work force.But CHRIS is no slick-sleeve new recruit. It is the Command Human Resources Intelligence System, a relatively new personnel tracking and management software tool being tested at Selfridge and a few other Air National Guard
  • AAFES Sweepstakes Offers Shoppers Opportunity to ‘Go Country’

    The Army & Air Force Exchange Service and Dr. Pepper have teamed up to offer a boot-scootin', star-studded weekend getaway for one lucky shopper or a chance to win one of ten acoustic guitars. The Dr. Pepper Academy of Country Music (ACM) sweepstakes features a grand prize of a trip for two to Las Vegas from Apr. 17-19 for the 45th Annual ACM
  • 2009 Airmen of the Year announced at wing formation

    Airmen who distinguished themselves by going above and beyond the call of duty were honored during the 127th Wing Commander's Call here December 6.The 127th Wing honored seven of its Airmen as Outstanding Airmen of the Year. The 2009 Airman of the Year awardees were:Airman 1st Class Katrina A. Smith, 127th Maintenance Group, Airman of the
  • Lt. Col. Mac Crawford takes command of 127th Mission Support Group

    Lt. Col. Mac A. Crawford, a member of the 127th Wing since 1997, is now in command of the 127th Mission Support Group.Following the time-honored tradition of the change of command ceremony, Crawford accepted the Group's flag during the December Unit Training Assembly after it was relinquished by Lt. Col. Rodney Williams, who had commanded the MSG
  • Time to think about winter safety hazards

    'Tis the season for the slip-and-fall accident.Ground safety specialists from the 127th Wing say that slipping on parking lot ice is a far too common occurrence and one that can be easily avoided. "Slow down and watch your step," said Technical Sgt. Gerald Petty, a safety specialist for the 127th Wing at Selfridge Air National Guard Base. "Usually
  • Holiday message from the commander

    To all our wing members and their families, Season's Greetings! The wing has been at an incredible pace this past year and I am proud of everyone's dedication to standing up our newly assigned missions and meeting all our inspections head-on with energy. The recent "Excellent" rating received on the AMC Unit Compliance Inspection and the
  • AAFES Aims to be Military Shoppers' First Choice for the Holidays

    Promotions, prizes and popular name brands will anchor the Army & Air Force Exchange Service's efforts to invite military Families to "rediscover the value" their exchange is offering this holiday season. Exclusive savings on tax-free holiday decorations, care package items and electronics will be cycling in and out of BXs and PXs every week