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127th Wing makes historic highway landing
August 6, 2021
An A-10 Thunderbolt II from Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Michigan, lands on a public highway in Alpena, Michigan, Aug. 5, 2021. The highway landing was a part of Exercise Northern Strike 21-2.

25 Years Later: Remembering Khobar Towers bombing
June 25, 2021
On the night of June 25, 1996, a bomb was detonated near the Khobar Tower housing complex in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, killing 19 Airmen and injuring more than 400 U.S. and international military members and civilians. The towers housed coalition forces supporting Operation Southern Watch, a no-fly zone operation in Southern Iraq.

Michigan ANG engineers replace runway arresting systems
June 17, 2021
Michigan Air National Guard power production Airmen from the 110th Civil Engineer Squadron and the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center remove a fairlead beam June 8, 2021. They replaced the aircraft arresting system, which helps stop aircraft with tailhooks in case of emergency.

Michigan Air Guard couple from Zambia become U.S. citizens
June 14, 2021
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Waicha Gondwe, a material management specialist in the 127th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Selfridge Air National Guard Base (SANGB), Michigan, born and raised in Zambia, stands with her husband, Master Sgt. Suzgo Gondwe, noncommissioned officer in charge of the 107th Maintenance Squadron, SANGB, also born and raised in Zambia, after she recited her oath of allegiance to become a U.S. citizen at the Immigration Services building, Detroit, Michigan, May 24, 2021. Since 2002, more than 139,000 members of the U.S. military have been naturalized, both at home and abroad.

Michigan Air Guard member follows path to England
June 1, 2021
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sydney Suwannarat, an all-source intelligence analyst with the 217th Air Operations Group, 110th Wing, Battle Creek Air National Guard Base, Michigan, stands outside RAF Molesworth, England, May 7, 2021. Suwannarat is serving a multiyear tour at RAF Molesworth’s Joint Intelligence Operations Center, Europe (JIOCEUR) Analytic Center.

Michigan Air National Guardsman pursues kickboxing gold
May 13, 2021
Michigan Air National Gjuard Master Sgt. Destiny Taylor, 110th Wing finance specialist, spars with a teen boy during a youth training class in Kalamazoo, Michigan, April 22, 2021.

Michigan ANG supports Air Force communication networks in Europe
May 5, 2021
Members of the 110th Wing (pictured from left to right), Senior Airman Donovan Wentworth, 110th Communications Flight; Staff Sgt. Jennifer Rumsey, Tech. Sgt. Justin Oosterbaan, Lt. Col. Daniel Fawcett, Tech. Sgt. Robert Zellers, Master Sgt. Brian Leonard, Tech. Sgt. Lewis Banks, Staff Sgt. Robert Rainone, 217th Air Component Operations Squadron and Staff Sgt. Ryan Swartzendruber, the 110th Operations Group, stands for a team photo on April 29, 2021, at Battle Creek Air National Guard Base, Battle Creek, Mich.

Michigan ANG helps keep deploying Airmen safe from COVID-19
December 23, 2020
Deploying Airmen arrive at Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center in Michigan Dec. 16, 2020. The Michigan Air National Guard facility was selected by the Air Force’s active-duty component to serve as a site for Airmen to spend two weeks in a controlled environment to ensure they do not have COVID-19 before traveling to their overseas assignments.

Michigan Air Guard pilot awarded Distinguished Flying Cross
November 9, 2020
Capt. Brett DeVries, an A-10 Thunderbolt II pilot of the 107th Fighter Squadron from Selfridge Air National Guard Base, next to the aircraft he safely landed after a malfunction forced him to make an emergency landing July 20, 2017, at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center. For his efforts, DeVries was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross Nov. 6, 2020.

Michigan National Guard offers free COVID-19 testing
September 25, 2020
Members of the Michigan Air National Guard work during a drive-thru COVID-19 testing event in Sturgis, Mich., Sept. 22, 2020. The Michigan National Guard has partnered with state agencies to provide no-cost tests to Michigan residents.

Northern Strike exercise shifts to real-world response
July 24, 2020
Firefighters from the Michigan Air National Guard’s Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center and the New York Air National Guard’s 106th Rescue Wing respond to a request for mutual-aid support at a massive structure fire in downtown Alpena, Michigan, July 21, 2020.

Michigan Guard’s CST conducts civil first responder training
July 10, 2020
Michigan National Guard Soldiers and Airmen from the 51st Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Civil Support Team (CST), based out of Fort Custer Training Center in Augusta, trained with first responders in Traverse City June 24, 2020.

Michigan Guard helps test at long-term care homes, prisons
May 13, 2020
Michigan National Guard Soldiers and Airmen from various units conduct COVID-19 testing at the D. J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans, Marquette, Michigan, May 7, 2020. The Michigan National Guard is also testing inmates and employees at correctional facilities in the Upper Peninsula.

Michigan Airman provides PPE to frontline workers
May 4, 2020
Staff Sgt. Jacob Rader, an operations intelligence analyst, 110th Operations Group, Battle Creek Air National Guard Base, Michigan, provides comfort to those on the front line by using his 3D printer and donating his time and resources to create face shields for those in need.

Michigan ANG provides venue for multinational K-9 training
October 3, 2019
Deputy Jed Avery, a K-9 officer with the Osceola County Sheriff’s Department, Reed City, Michigan, and his dog, Ryker, participate in a K-9 training scenario at Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, Mich., during the National Association of Professional Canine Handler's annual training seminar Oct. 1, 2019.