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  • Michigan Airmen, Partners Achieve Milestone During Northern Agility

    ALPENA, Mich. – Less than six weeks after conducting the first highway-based A-10 Thunderbolt II Integrated Combat Turns (ICTs), Airmen from the 127th Wing, Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Michigan, achieved a milestone for the Air Force’s Agile Combat Employment (ACE) doctrine Aug. 8-12,

  • Northern Strike Continues Support for National Defense

    LANSING, Michigan – Northern Strike 22-2, the country’s largest National Guard Bureau-sponsored military exercise, is scheduled to occur across Northern Michigan’s National All-Domain Warfighting Center (NADWC), including Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, Aug. 6-20.Approximately 7,400

  • Michigan National Guard, Latvia Celebrate Partnership

    LANSING, Mich. - For nearly 30 years, the Michigan National Guard and the National Armed Forces of Latvia have collaborated under the Department of Defense National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program.  On July 1, Latvian Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš visited with Michigan Guard leaders for the

  • Historic Highway Landing Advances Agile Combat Employment

    ALGER COUNTY, Michigan – Air National Guard A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft, Air Force Special Operations Command MC-12W, C-145A and U-28A aircraft, and a C-146A aircraft from the Air Force Reserves landed, took off and performed integrated combat turns on a closed 9,000-foot section of Michigan

  • Three Nations, One Goal: Continued Freedom

    VILNIUS, Lithuania – Three Baltic nations are laser-focused on one goal: defending their independence and territorial integrity.The chief of the National Guard Bureau heard the same message in visits to each country, part of a five-nation trip to recognize and strengthen National Guard security

  • New Air National Guard Exercise Tests Agility in Michigan

    ALPENA, Mich. – Air National Guard Airmen and aircraft from around the country are conducting the first Air National Guard Readiness Exercise Program event, Agile Rage 22. This exercise is hosted by the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, part of the National All-Domain Warfighting Center in

  • Idaho Air National Guard Airmen Begin Agile Rage Exercise

    ALPENA, Mich. – Airmen from the 124th Fighter Wing, Boise, Idaho, and eight A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft from the 190th Fighter Squadron arrived at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center to participate in Agile Rage ’22.The National Guard Bureau-led exercise, held June 6-19, provides realistic

  • National Guard strengthens NATO readiness in Europe

    ARLINGTON, Va. – More than 20,000 service members from over 20 countries supporting NATO, including the National Guard, showcased their integrated military capabilities during large-scale exercises throughout Europe in April and May.The world’s largest peacetime military alliance conducted

  • MING conducts public affairs workshop with Latvia, Liberia

    LANSING, Mich. – More than 25 public affairs specialists from the Michigan National Guard, Latvian National Armed Forces, and the Armed Forces of Liberia teamed up April 12-22 to hold a virtual storytelling workshop under the Department of Defense National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program.The

  • National Guard members pitch innovation

    SELFRIDGE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Mich. – On March 14, through Academia, Industry, Military, Hybrid Innovations (AIM-HI), the Michigan Air National Guard and the Kelly Johnson Joint All-Domain Innovation Center sponsored the Cohort 3 Pitch Day. Guard members pitched solutions to National Guard, Air