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  • Unauthorized landing occurs at Selfridge

    A civilian flying a Cessna 172 aircraft which inadvertently landed at Selfridge Air National Guard Base today has been cleared for take-off from the base. The aircraft, a four-seat, single-engine, fixed-wing plane, made its unauthorized landing at approximately 12:15 p.m. and had only the pilot on board. The pilot was interviewed by 127th Security
  • 127th CES Aids Humanitarian Effort

    Leaving Michigan for Hawaii, travelers commonly have visions of sand, surfboards, and sunsets. When the 127th Civil Engineering Squadron departed Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich., for the island of Oahu on April 20, 2009 for their two-week annual tour, they spent much time sanding, installing drywall boards, and waking up before sunrise.
  • Tornado exercise to be held Wednesday

    Portions of Selfridge Air National Guard Base will be involved in a disaster-related exercise simulating a tornado hitting the installation on Wednesday, May 27. Residents in the Harrison Township, Chesterfield, and Mt. Clemens areas may hear multiple sirens being activated and "giant voice" commands during most of the morning. The exercise is an
  • Selfridge Airmen support local Memorial Day events

    Fighter aircraft from Selfridge Air National Guard Base will be crisscrossing the skies over southeastern Michigan during Memorial Day weekend, supporting local observances of the day set aside to honor those who died wearing the nation's uniform. On Memorial Day, A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft from Selfridge, flown by citizen-Airmen of the Michigan
  • Local Airmen deploy to Turkey

    More than 100 Airmen of the 127th Air Refueling Group have left Selfridge Air National Guard Base in the last month to serve on a deployment to the Middle East. The Michigan Air National Guardsmen plus a handful of KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft will be stationed in Turkey through the summer where they will fly missions throughout U.S. Central
  • Doolittle Raider and historian recall mission of air power during visit to Selfridge

    Long before there was a U.S. Air Force, there were questions. Could American air power be a dominant force? Could it really be a factor? Could U.S. air power truly make a difference? In the days after the December 1941 Japanese attack on the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, President Franklin Roosevelt "pleaded with his top generals and
  • Selfridge Supports Humanitarian Mission

    The 127th Wing's  Aerial Port Operations section assisted in the transportation of humanitarian medical supplies to be delivered on a KC-10 aircraft to Alli Abad Teaching Hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan from, Selfridge Air National Guard Base on May 4. The Aerial Port Airmen safely processed, packaged and loaded 5 tons of needed medical supplies and
  • Graduation Time

    The 127th Wing honored 12 graduates with Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) Degree May 3, at Selfridge in the Dining Facility. The CCAF program is an accredited program which started in 1978 to provide Airmen the opportunity to achieve a degree by incorporating on the job training with previously earned college credits. This allows the
  • Warthog, Stratotanker Join Air Show Roster

    Two new aircraft, freshly sporting the insignia of the 127th Wing, will be front and center this summer at the 2009 Selfridge Air Show. Since the 2007 show, the 127th Wing, made up of Citizen-Airmen from around Michigan who serve in the Air National Guard, has completed the transition to two new types of aircraft. The Wing has bid farewell to the