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  • Remembering our namesake

    Despite the fact that he apparently never set foot in southeastern Michigan, one man's name has long been at the forefront of military aviation in the state: Thomas Selfridge. U.S. Army 1st Lt. Thomas E. Selfridge, the first military person ever to die in an aircraft accident during a flight, was

  • Base Firefighters Assist with Three-alarm Fire

    Selfridge firefighters helped to combat a three-alarm fire at the Harbor Club Apartments on Jefferson Avenue and Shook Road in Harrison Township. Selfridge had one fire engine and four personnel on scene assisting the effort to halt the blaze in the 30-unit apartment building.  The vehicled helped

  • Cold War mission remembered

    For more than a quarter century, through the coldest years of the Cold War, the people of the Detroit region - and the all-important industrial might of the Motor City - were protected by their local, neighborhood missile system. For 26 years, soldiers and missiles in places like River Bends Park in

  • New facility for 127th Civil Engineers

    The 127th Civil Engineering Squadron held a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday, August 12, to celebrate the finalization of their newly constructed building. In a small ceremony held August 12, Major Stephen Ward, 127th CES commander, and Brigadier General Michael Peplinski, 127th Wing commander, as

  • Selfridge Firefighters Help Local Children

    The Selfridge Air National Guard Base Fire Department presented an $8,000 check  to Wigs 4 Kids, a non profit charity that provides wigs for children who suffer from hair loss due to some form of illness on August 6. Ms. Maggie Varney, founder and CEO of Wigs 4 Kids, received the check from Fire

  • Father, Son fly together

    A Total Force flight crew of an Air Force Reservist and an Air National Guardsman in the cockpit was also a family affair on a unique final-flight that happened here July 22 which marked the end of a long and distinguished AF career. After 37 years of military service, and almost 10,900 flying hours

  • Selfridge Family Day, Sunday, August 10

    This year the 127th Wing Family Day is a combined picnic with all Selfridge units participating, which means a LOT of people! This is the first time Selfridge has sponsored a base-wide family picnic, and it is sure to be one to remember. So pack up your blanket and sunscreen and come join us for

  • Family Information Day, Sat., Aug 9

    Saturday, August 9, will be the first Information Day for military and family members of Selfridge Air National Guard Base.  All units' family members are invited to attend.Throughout the day briefings will be offered on Tricare health and dental benefits, veterans benefits, personal finanical


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