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  • Michigan Air Guard pilot awarded Distinguished Flying Cross

    SELFRIDGE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Mich. – Air Force Secretary Barbara M. Barrett presented Maj. Brett DeVries, a pilot with the 107th Fighter Squadron, the Distinguished Flying Cross Nov. 6 for extraordinary flight achievement.“The Distinguished Flying Cross is America’s oldest military aviation

  • From Cameroon to U.S. pilot; student seeks wings

    For many, becoming a pilot in the United States Air Force is a dream that can be achieved through the traditional means of commissioning, but every so often a unique story is brought to life in this process.

  • For the Love of Aviation: 191st AMXS Father, Son Deploy Together

    Editor’s Note: This is three of a three part series about family members deployed to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar together. As children, many boys aspire to be like their fathers, or at minimum make their father’s proud, which could manifest as good grades or being a star athlete; however, one senior

  • Northern Strike exercise shifts to real-world response

    ALPENA, Mich. – On the afternoon of July 21, a historic icon of Alpena, Michigan, went up in flames.The John A. Lau Saloon and Restaurant, a local institution since the late 1800s, was once a favorite hangout for lumberjacks and Great Lakes shipping crews as they passed through Northern Michigan.

  • Michigan Guard helps test at long-term care homes, prisons

    SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – The Michigan National Guard is sweeping across Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (U.P.), helping test people for COVID-19 at long-term care facilities and prisons.“The Michigan Army and Air National Guard have been asked by the state to support the Michigan State Police (MSP) and