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  • Selfridge Marines Conduct Training

    Marines from the 1st Battalion 24th Marines prepare to depart their home station of Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich., on Aug. 4, 2015. The Marines participated in a training exercise at the USMC Mountain Warfare Training Center in southern California. Nearly 300 Marines departed Selfridge for the training, moving on six USMC C-130 Hercules
  • Active Shooter Mass Casualty Training Exercise

    The blaring sound of shots fired and vicious threats filled the quickly vacated halls of the 127th Medical Group (MDG) building in a simulated active shooter mass casualty exercise.The scenario played out as a simulated disgruntled gunman opened fire upon the role player volunteers of the 127th MDG, Coast Guard Air Station Detroit medical clinic,
  • Fueling Selfridge

    Aircraft and automobiles at Selfridge have something in common, they all run on fuel managed by the 127th Logistics Readiness Squadron. Without the 127th LRS, daily operations for the base would be severely limited.Among many other things, the 127th LRS is responsible for fueling the KC-135 Stratotanker and the A-10 Thunderbolt II. When someone
  • More Michigan Airmen deploy

    More than 100 Airmen from the 127th Wing, Michigan Air National Guard, have deployed to Southwest Asia in support of U.S. Central Command operations in that region. The Airmen are members of the Wing's 127th Air Refueling Group, which flies and operates the KC-135 Stratotanker.The deployment by the Air Refueling Group personnel, along with several
  • Leaders named for Selfridge Enlisted Heritage House

    Chief Master Sgt. Wayne Fetty from the 127th Maintenance Group will preside as president of the Enlisted Heritage House at Selfridge Air National Guard Base.Fetty will spearhead the refurbishment of building 409, which is also known as the Generals House, on the base. The purpose of the heritage house is to enhance, capture and preserve the
  • Saber Strike 2015 comes to an end

    Months of planning, hard work, and coordination brings members of the 127th Wing to the end of another successful exercise as participants begin to wrap up operations.Since the beginning stages of planning through Thursday, June 18, military representatives from 14 nations including the United States and Latvia have been putting together the pieces
  • Air National Guard units host partnership day

    The 127th Wing, Michigan Air National Guard, has played a role in displaying excellence in air power during a partnership day allowing distinguished visitors from Latvia to witness an A-10 Thunderbolt II being refueled mid-flight over Latvia on June 10.Along with the 127th Wing two other Air National Guard units, Pennsylvania and Maryland, came
  • Whipple takes command of 127th Mission Support Group

    Col. Daniel J. Whipple has assumed command of the 127th Mission Support Group at Selfridge Air National Guard Base.Whipple formally took command of the 500-Airman group during a June 14 ceremony at Selfridge. The group's former commander, Col. Bryan J. Teff, is now serving as the vice commander of the 110th Attack Wing in Battle Creek. The 127 MSG
  • 127th Wing takes stand against sexual assault

    There is no place for sexual assault in the 127th Wing."Let me be clear, every Airman in this wing matters," said Brig. Gen. Doug Slocum, 127th Wing commander at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich.As part of the larger Dept. of Defense effort to eliminate sexual assault in the military - and to support victims of such assault - 127th Wing
  • Michigan Air National Guard Supports Saber Strike 2015

    KC-135 Stratotankers and about two dozen Airmen from the Michigan Air National Guard are in  Latvia, providing support to Saber Strike 2015, a 13-nation  exercise taking place there and in neighboring nations June  8-19. The Michigan Airmen are among 6,000 military personnel  participating in the U.S. Army Europe-led exercise. Saber Strike is a U.S