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  • Guard set to activate additional cyber units

    As part of ongoing growth of cyber forces throughout the Department of Defense, the National Guard announced plans to activate 13 additional cyber units spread throughout 23 states by the end of fiscal year 2019."Our goal for cyber-defense is to train, equip and provide highly skilled forces

  • Health and the Community

    Members of the Calhoun County Public Health Department met with members of the 110th Attack Wing Medical Group here on Sept. 11, 2015 to discuss working together to help base operations and the surrounding community.Brigette Reichenbaugh, the Operations and Development Manager for CCPHD along with

  • Michigan National Guard: Always on mission

    The Air National Guard is always on mission, which is represented by the Air Guard's ability to respond to homeland operations, security cooperation through partnerships nationwide with other countries, and their warfighting capability. On Jan. 9, 2015, the homeland operations piece was tested when

  • 110th Airlift Wing Hosts Rider Coach Training

    The 110th Airlift Wing was selected to host the first Military Sportbike Rider Coach Training for the entire Air National Guard on September 19-20, 2013. The training course, funded by the National Guard Bureau, is the first instructor training course to be hosted on the base. "This training

  • NORTHERN STRIKE 2013: Joint Training with Global Impact

    In one of the most comprehensive displays of military might in the modern history of the Great Lakes region, Operation Northern Strike brought together Soldiers, Airmen and other military personnel for two weeks of intense operational training at locations across northern Michigan in

  • Camp Grayling celebrates 100 years

    Camp Grayling, the nation's largest National Guard joint training center, was founded in 1913 when Grayling lumber baron Rasmus Hanson donated 13,000 acres of land for the purpose of military training. Today Camp Grayling spans 147,000 acres in three different counties and hosts year round training

  • Future Mission Prompts Security Forces Training

    It has been less than a week, and the 110th Airlift Wing is already preparing for a new future. February 2013, the 110th Airlift Wing was instructed they would receive a new Remotely Piloted Aircraft mission. The wing has been awaiting news on an additional mission for Battle Creek's proud airmen.

  • Air National Guard Members Certify Drop Zone

    While the future mission of the 110th Airlift Wing hasn't been completely established, there is still hope to bring C-130s to Battle Creek.January 25, 2013, personnel from the 172nd Air Support Squadron here participated in a training exercise at the Grayling Air Gunnery Range, Frederic, Mich. They

  • 217th Air Operations Group Hosts Contingency Planning Course

    The 217th Air Operations Group hosted a session of the Contingency Wartime Planner Course from 18 to 28 September at Battle Creek Air National Guard Base. The course significantly improved the 217th's growing capabilities and moved it further along its path of integration into the Air Force's

  • Michigan Air National Guard Joins Forces for International Airshow

    PRETORIA, South Africa - U.S. Ambassador to South Africa Donald H. Gips met with a Michigan Air National Guard KC-135 Stratotanker crew to learn about their aircraft, here, Sept 19.Personnel from the 171st Air Refueling Squadron, Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Mount Clemens, Mich. discussed