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  • Commander awarded Bronze Star

    Colonel John H. Theisen, 127th Maintenance Group commander, received the Bronze Star during a formal military ceremony here December 2. "It's an honor to recognize Colonel John Theisen for the his outstanding performance while deployed," said Colonel David Miller, 127th Wing vice commander prior to pinning the medal upon Theisen. The Bronze Star is
  • Passing of the Aircraft Keys

    A ceremonial "Passing of the Aircraft Keys" will take place here on Thursday at 10 a.m. This will commemorate the first KC-135 Stratotanker transitioning from the 927th Air Refueling Wing, Air Force Reserves, to the 127th Wing, Michigan Air National Guard. It also signifies the continuing success these two units have experienced with the total
  • Michigan Air Guard returns from Iraq deployment

    Approximately 250 members of the Michigan Air National Guard returned home in March after supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom at Balad Air Base, Iraq. About 40 of the Airmen and 12 F-16 Fighting Falcons returned home March 2, while the rest of the group returned here March 5 to frigid temperatures at the base just north of Detroit. The Airmen of the