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    BATTLE CREEK, Michigan – Airman participated in history-making Operation Bruiser as the MQ-9 Reaper and A-10 Thunderbolt II taxied onto the usually vacant airfield at the Battle Creek Air National Guard Base Friday, Aug. 4, 2023. The aircraft were positioned side-by-side, while maintainers refueled

  • Austere Challenge Exercise Receives Support from Michigan Airmen

    STUTTGART, Germany— Airmen from the 217th Air Component Operations Squadron (ACOS) based in Battle Creek Air National Guard Base provided crucial support to the U.S. European Command's Austere Challenge 2023 (AC23) exercise. The exercise, which took place from May 5-12, offered troops an invaluable

  • Honoring with Dignity: Michigan’s longest serving Honor Guard member

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The U.S. Air Force honor guard uniform features several accouterments: epaulets, formal white gloves, service caps, and the silver cord. Unlike other Air Force uniforms, it lacks the name of the person wearing it. This symbolizes that honor guard members do not represent

  • Battle Creek Outstanding Company Grade Officer shares success

    Capt. Tandi Bailey, 110th Medical Group healthcare administrator, attributes her career success to motherhood, professional development and leadership. As a result she is representing the Michigan Air National Guard as the Company Grade Officer of the Year..

  • At Battle Creek ANG Base, mothers advocate support for new mothers

    There is no doubt that maintaining a full-time military career and pouring your soul into a family is challenging. Members of the 110th Operations Group saw a need for full-time working mothers that could be met. Thanks to their advocacy, the 110th OG is the proud owner of a Mamava lactation pod,

  • Michigan National Guard enhances cyber warfare training during Cyber Strike

    The National All Domain Warfighting Center (NADWC) hosted its first ever Cyber-Strike event for industry, law enforcement, and the Michigan National Guard at the Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center to gain a better unified response to a cyber-attack. The event helped bring together all