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  • 127 Wing makes historic highway landing

    ALPENA, Mich.—Members of the Michigan National Guard’s 127th Wing, Selfridge Air National Guard Base, made history today when they successfully landed modern military aircraft, then turned around and took off again from an American highway for the first time. Two A-10 Thunderbolt II pilots of the

  • 127th Wing deploys to Exercise Spartan

    More than 700 members of the 127th Wing, based at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, are participating in a large-scale readiness exercise beginning this week, traveling north to the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center here, in support of Exercise Spartan.“Exercise Spartan is our opportunity to

  • Selfridge CE Airmen Add Training B-Hut

    Thanks to the vision of one local Airman, Selfridge Air National Guard Base is now home to one of the strangest B-Huts in the U.S. military.The B-Hut, slang for a, "barracks hut," is a small building commonly seen on U.S. military installations in Afghanistan and elsewhere. The one at Selfridge is

  • Airman Finds Pride in A-10 Operations

    Before she joined the Air Force, Airman 1st Class Juliann Hammer didn’t know what an A-10 was. She admits that had never heard of a torque wrench.“And then I enlisted and it was like, ‘OK, let’s go be a mechanic on a jet,’” she said. “I didn’t know about any of it and now – well, just put down that

  • 127th Wing Airmen receive real-world training at Green Flag

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – Approximately 130 Airmen and 11 aircraft from the 127th Wing traveled to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada last month to participate in Green Flag-West 21-03, a realistic air-land combat, close air-support training exercise, designed to give Airmen the experience of working

  • Air Show Leads to Service in Michigan ANG

    When he was just a boy of 6 or 7 years old, Airman 1st Class Dillon TerHaar attended an air show at the Battle Creek, Mich., Air National Guard Base. There, he got to look into the cockpit of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft. At that moment, he decided to join the Air Force.Today, TerHaar is a crew

  • Mission, Teamwork Drive Michigan Airman

    Senior Airman Maurice Starks has two priorities when he performs his duties as a weapons loader on A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft for the Michigan Air National Guard’s 127th Wing.“For me, its all about getting the job done,” the Airman said, still standing on the flight line next to an aircraft after

  • No fuel, no force

    SELFRIDGE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Mich.- The one factor undoubtedly controlling the ability of the Air Force to succeed is simple: jet fuel. Members of the 127th Fuels Management Flight based here routinely work around the clock to ensure the Base is prepared to service all fuel needs, responsible

  • Selfridge Aircrew save life, nominated for Mackay Trophy

    Three Selfridge Airmen have been nominated for the 2020 Air Force’s Clarence Mackay Trophy after successfully completing a lifesaving aeromedical evacuation mission between Jan. 25 and Feb. 2, 2020. Capt. Alexander Begue, Capt. Jennifer Logsdon, both KC-135 Stratotanker pilots, and Staff Sgt. Jordan

  • 127 Wing Airmen receive COVID-19 vaccine

    SELFRIDGE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Mich. – Approximately two dozen members of the 127th Wing began receiving the COVID-19 vaccine here on Jan. 8, 2021 when more than 60 personnel received the shots, administered by Wing health technicians.About two dozen of the Wings firefighters previously received

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