How Military Families Prepare For Their Loved Ones ReturnYour family has been anticipating this day since forever, and finally, your soldier’s deployment is coming to an end. Preparing yourself for the big day and what comes after will require more than simply hanging up a banner and baking a cake. Every military family is different, but most will benefit from these home coming tips.
150-Plus Mich. Guard Members Get Ready To DepartMore than 150 Michigan Army National Guard members are preparing to head to Fort Bliss, Texas, for additional training before leaving for a one-year deployment to Kuwait.
Michigan National Guard Deployments Rise In 2011Roughly 2,000 Michigan-based Guard members were deployed in 2011 -- the largest contingent deployed from the state since 2005.
Selfridge Airmen Prepare For Afghanistan DeploymentAbout 300 Airmen of the Michigan Air National Guard will report to active duty in September for deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.