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  • Michigan ANG firefighters aid county with training resources

    ALPENA, Michigan – Firefighters from Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center have spent dozens of off-duty hours this winter building live-fire training props to aid 12 county fire departments. An April 7 demonstration showcased how these small-scale buildings help ensure first responders are

  • Michigan Airman embraces nurse assistant program, service

    MIDLAND, Michigan - Senior Airman Tiffany McPherson knows exactly why she joined the Michigan Air National Guard.“I didn’t join to become a stranger,” she says. “I joined to get more involved and to do everything I can to make our little piece of the world a better place.”Since 2002, McPherson’s

  • 110th Wing member links data for EUCOM, AFRICOM air components

    RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany – When military assets from land, air, sea, space and cyberspace converge to support one cohesive mission, the Department of Defense applies the term “Joint All-Domain Operations.” Synchronizing this kind of coordinated action between jets, tanks, artillery, ships and

  • Michigan Air National Guard Airmen briefed on COVID vaccine

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – Air Force Col. Kevin Bohnsack, state air surgeon of the Michigan Air National Guard, briefed Airmen at Battle Creek Air National Guard Base Oct. 23 to help them make an informed decision about the COVID-19 vaccine. The briefing was one of a series of talks and presentations

  • Michigan Guard partner Latvia trains at readiness center

    ALPENA COMBAT READINESS TRAINING CENTER, Mich. – Firefighters from the Latvian National Armed Forces and the Estonian Defense Forces participated in the Northern Strike 21-2 training exercise in Michigan July 31-Aug. 14. The Combat Readiness Training Center has areas specifically designed for fire

  • Michigan Air Guard couple from Zambia become U.S. citizens

    DETROIT – On May 24, Airman 1st Class Waicha Gondwe recited her oath of allegiance, completing her journey to become a U.S. citizen. Born and raised in Zambia, Gondwe is a material management specialist with the 127th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Selfridge Air National Guard Base (SANGB), Michigan.

  • Michigan Air Guard member follows path to England

    RAF MOLESWORTH, England – With four stars on his shoulder, he was the highest-ranking officer U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sydney Suwannarat had ever seen. The staff was called to attention, the room fell silent and he approached where she and two other junior enlisted colleagues were standing at the

  • Michigan Air National Guardsman pursues kickboxing gold

    BATTLE CREEK, Michigan – U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Destiny “Diesel” Taylor has qualified to compete for a spot in the World Games 2022 as a result of her recent gold win at the World Association of Kickboxing Organizations U.S. National Championships in Nashville.With the restrictions due to the

  • Michigan ANG supports Air Force communication networks in Europe

    RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany – When faced with challenging or unforeseen circumstances, the air component staff at U.S. Air Forces Europe – Air Forces Africa has long had a proven provider of solutions it can turn to.The men and women of the Michigan Air National Guard's 217th Air Operations Group

  • Michigan ANG helps keep deploying Airmen safe from COVID-19

    ALPENA, Mich. – On Dec. 15, the first Airmen arrived at Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center from around the country as part of the facility’s support for the Headquarters Air Force-led “Restriction of Movement” (ROM) mission. Alpena CRTC, in Northern Michigan, was selected this year by the Air