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  • 110th Wing recruiter one of Air Guard's top 10

    Cars slowly make their way through the gate of the 110th Wing, Battle Creek Air National Guard Base, as the airmen report for training. On base you can find them doing various jobs such as preparing food, providing computer network support, base security operations, spiritual guidance and oversight of the base's MQ-9 remotely piloted aircraft and cyber defense missions.
  • Michigan National Guard airmen, soldiers assist children's care center in Latvia

    RIGA, Latvia – On April 28, 2018, 13 soldiers and airmen from the Michigan National Guard participated in a volunteer work project at the National Social Care Center, Riga affiliate, as part of Latvia’s “National Clean-up Day,” along with four soldiers from the 407th Civil Affairs Team stationed at Lielvārde Air Base, two personnel from the U.S. Embassy Office of Defense Cooperation, and members of Latvia’s National Guard (Zemessardze).
  • Airman gives back to Veterans

    A veteran is a person who at one time, signed a blank check to the United States of America for up to and including one’s life. A veteran is a person who has at one point or another signed on the dotted line and raised their hand to uphold the constitution of the United States and defend it at all costs. They are a different breed of people; they understood that sometimes things had to be done in order to ensure that our country remained free. They didn’t care if it was the popular thing to do – they just knew it was the right thing to do.
  • Airman Puts Service Over Self

    There are people you meet in life who make a lasting impression that stays with you for a lifetime. In 2005, Major Suzanne Macomber, a member of the 217th Air Operations Group at Battle Creek Air National Guard Base, Mich., had such an encounter.
  • 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 responsive to the needs of the nation," said Army Gen.
  • 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 Jim Rutherford a Health Officer with CCPHD joined
  • 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 "whiteout" weather conditions caused a
  • 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 provides the Rider Coach participants the opportunity to
  • 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 August.Sponsored by the National Guard Bureau, Operation Northern
  • 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 for not only active and reserve components of the