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  • Ready to Move Out

    The November weekend had members walking through the deployment routine in a mock exercise. The exercise was setup to test the base and the procedures of running deployed airman through the phases. "A lot of us have never gone through this before," said Staff Sgt. Ken Gordon. "This is a good

  • First Executive Flight

    110th Fighter Wing pilots Col. Keir Knapp and Capt. Ryan Schipper took the C-21 on its first executive flight with Maj. Gen. Tom Cutler, Brig. Gen. Robert Johnston; and Brig. Gen. James Wilson along for the ride. The flight left Battle Creek at 1:50 p.m. on Saturday October 3, and headed north for

  • 110th Military Combatives Program

    The 110th FW Military Combatives Program is still in its developmental stages, yet still gaining interest around the base. We recently added 1800 sq.ft. of open mat space for supervised training as well as sending one of our instructors to the Level II instructor course in Springfield, IL. We would

  • Pilot back from C-21 Training

    Major Dave Seely recent returned from training for the C-21 and is now one of four pilots ready to fly the new aircraft. The training is six weeks total with three weeks at CAE Simuflite in Dallas, Texas, and another three at Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi, Miss. The training in Dallas was focused

  • Crews going through the C-21

    The C-21 has been on the ground since last fall and crew members have been busy looking over the manuals and going through the aircraft to learn the new airframe. The C-21 has been a different experience for those maintaining it and so far, the switch from the A-10 to the C-21 has been fairly

  • 110th Air Operations Group is now open

    On April 1, 2009, the 110th Air Operations Group officially "stood up" at Battle Creek Air National Guard Base. The 110th AOG uses a unique organizational structure to provide critical support to the 17th Air Force (AFAFRICA), which is the air component to US AFRICOM, the newest unified combatant

  • Wing receives awards

    The 110th Fighter Wing recently received three national awards for outstanding performance. The honors, presented by the Air Force Association and the National Guard Association of the United States, are awarded to the winning units after intense scrutiny.  These nomination packages submitted for

  • Airmen against drunk driving

    Though the 101 Critical Days of Summer are over, the members of Battle Creek Air National Guard Base's new chapter of Airmen Against Drunk Driving believe safety is a year-round concern. Formed in May, the group's objectives are to reduce the number of Wing members involved in alcohol-related

  • Trio of deployed Airmen get holiday surprise

    Three Airmen deployed here from the 110th Fighter Wing at Battle Creek Air National Guard Base, Mich., received a welcome holiday message recently. Staff Sergeants Bryce Moore, Kevin Rynbrandt and James Liston received word on Dec. 21 that they all were selected for pilot training. "Our supervisor