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  • Base takes new turn for development

    The old Army housing apartments and duplexes are coming down steadily here and the enhanced use lease project is now officially terminated. What does the future Selfridge ANGB look like?Following the Base Realignment and Closure commission of 2005, the Air Force identified property and assets available for development which were not considered
  • BX’s Revamped Layaway Program makes it Easier to ‘Shop Now, Pay Later’

    Visit your local exchange and it soon becomes apparent that reports of layaway's demise have been greatly exaggerated. In fact, Army & Air Force Exchange Service BXs and PXs are reintroducing and, in some cases, expanding layaway options. "Clothing, handbags and shoes are still eligible for 30-day layaway, but full payment on many other categories
  • Selfridge Shoppette Pumping Up the Savings for MILITARY STARSM Card Users

    With the busy, and expensive, holiday shopping season just around the corner, Army & Air Force Exchange Service gas stations at Selfridge are helping to make sure that the fill up doesn't empty the wallet. In addition to the five cents a gallon discount that MILITARY STARSM Card holders already enjoy every time they fuel up, steeper discounts are
  • Women Veterans and Active Duty Servicewomen to meet in Frankenmuth

    Women from throughout Michigan will come to Frankenmuth not only to enjoy the fabulous fall ambiance but to share their histories and work to keep their organizations a vital resource for all women who serve. This event is for 3 days with the main day of events being Saturday, Oct. 24th, starting at 9am. Meeting at the Bavarian Lodge Inn, One
  • Old housing to be demolished at Selfridge

    Patrons to Selfridge who come through the base's front gate off Jefferson and Hall Road will begin noticing a significant demolition project at the installation. Starting early next week, old housing units will begin to be taken down. According to Mr. John Tadian, an engineering technician with the 127th Civil Engineer Squadron, the demolition
  • 2009 Warrior Ride

    Yesterday, a group of bikers took off from the Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich., visitor's center parking lot on a four-day venture to ride for charity across Michigan. Thirteen men and women started their challenging ride just after 9 a.m. heading to Ann Arbor, Mich., one of four stopping points during the ride to raise money for the
  • Joint operations leads to sucessful radio test

    An improved radio communication system to enable increased range for use on an Unmanned Ground Vehicle was tested last week at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Michigan. Under a unique agreement and display of military partnership between entities at Detroit Arsenal and the base's host unit, the 127th Wing, the Robotics Systems Joint Project
  • Remembering those lost on 9-11

    A 9-11 memorial service was held at the Selfridge Base Chapel today commemorating the 8th anniversary of that American tragedy. In attendance were representatives from various base units filling the pews with soldiers and airmen and local military retirees who had cause to pause and stop in their duty day to remember the 2,993 lives lost that
  • Security Forces Airmen deploy

    Almost 50 Michigan Air Guardsmen from the 127th Wing left earlier this month for a six month deployment to Iraq. The security forces Airmen will perform air base ground defense duties while deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Their duties will include perimeter security, flightline security and quick reactionary force measures. "Our
  • Selfridge Touts Joint Operations With Air Show

    Was that the Air Force A-10 or was it the Navy's F-18, the man in the USA t-shirt asked, moments after the plane landed. A question with an obvious answer perhaps to an airmen or a sailor, but ultimately the answer was the very reason the 2009 Selfridge Air Show & Open House took place. For two weekend days in August, some 200,000 people on the Air