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  • Michigan National Guard expands support of food banks during COVID-19 response to Royal Oak

    LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan National Guard has received a request to support the Forgotten Harvest Food Bank in Royal Oak. Approximately 10 Airmen from the 127th Wing, Selfridge Air National Guard Base, will serve at this site beginning April 6. Support is expected to continue through the end of April.
  • Michigan National Guard supports Michigan’s COVID-19 response with aid for FEMA medical station

    DETROIT – Approximately 20 members of the Michigan National Guard will assist the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) with logistics support to establish a Federal Medical Station (FMS) at TCF Center, March 31 – April 1.
  • Capt. Brynt Ellis: National Guardsman provides solutions, innovation during Michigan’s COVID-19 response

    There’s a lull on the floor of Michigan’s State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC), where Ellis, a medical readiness officer with the 127th Medical Group, Selfridge Air National Guard Base, is currently serving in an activated status, supporting Michigan’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In this moment, he’s reflecting on the road that transformed him from an outsider with some family military connections to an integral part of the Michigan National Guard’s COVID-19 pandemic response.
  • 'Family vibe' defines Michigan Air National Guard service

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – For Staff Sgt. Marcee Lettinga, a services technician with the 110th Force Support Squadron, Battle Creek Air National Guard Base, seven years of service in the Michigan ANG have been defined by one word: family.
  • Invested in the future: Battle Creek ANG finance specialist finds her niche

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – “I love finance, I love the complexity that comes with it. When customers have exhausted everyone in aiding them in solving their problems, I’m usually the person to fix it. I’m great at pulling broken programs out of the grave.” When Tech. Sgt. Joni Jackson speaks about her work, she sounds more like a private investigator than someone newly assigned to the 110th Wing Comptroller Flight, Battle Creek Air National Guard Base, Michigan. Initially, Jackson joined the South Carolina Air National Guard to work in personnel, but after cross‐training multiple times into mission support career fields over thirteen years, she believes she finally has found her niche with finance.
  • Battle Creek Air National Guard Base to welcome new commander

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – Col. Shawn Holtz will assume command of the 110th Wing, Battle Creek Air National Guard Base, Mich., in an on-base ceremony June 8, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. Holtz will succeed Col. Bryan Teff, who will be promoted to a new assignment as Chief of Staff, Michigan Air National Guard, Michigan National Guard Joint Forces Headquarters in Lansing. Teff has led Battle Creek’s 110th Wing since December 2015.
  • 110th Wing recruiter one of Air Guard's top 10

    Cars slowly make their way through the gate of the 110th Wing, Battle Creek Air National Guard Base, as the airmen report for training. On base you can find them doing various jobs such as preparing food, providing computer network support, base security operations, spiritual guidance and oversight of the base's MQ-9 remotely piloted aircraft and cyber defense missions.
  • Michigan National Guard airmen, soldiers assist children's care center in Latvia

    RIGA, Latvia – On April 28, 2018, 13 soldiers and airmen from the Michigan National Guard participated in a volunteer work project at the National Social Care Center, Riga affiliate, as part of Latvia’s “National Clean-up Day,” along with four soldiers from the 407th Civil Affairs Team stationed at Lielvārde Air Base, two personnel from the U.S. Embassy Office of Defense Cooperation, and members of Latvia’s National Guard (Zemessardze).
  • Airman gives back to Veterans

    A veteran is a person who at one time, signed a blank check to the United States of America for up to and including one’s life. A veteran is a person who has at one point or another signed on the dotted line and raised their hand to uphold the constitution of the United States and defend it at all costs. They are a different breed of people; they understood that sometimes things had to be done in order to ensure that our country remained free. They didn’t care if it was the popular thing to do – they just knew it was the right thing to do.
  • Airman Puts Service Over Self

    There are people you meet in life who make a lasting impression that stays with you for a lifetime. In 2005, Major Suzanne Macomber, a member of the 217th Air Operations Group at Battle Creek Air National Guard Base, Mich., had such an encounter.