Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.
Michigan’s military families will be getting a major financial boost when the Michigan chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association holds its major fundraiser for USA Cares at Kensington Metropark on Saturday.
About 150 Michigan Air National Guard personnel are deploying to Estonia for a training exercise.
The Wayne Westland Veterans of Southfield is hosting its annual Memorial Day parade and in St. Clair Shores parade goers will hear the U.S. Navy Band on Sunday.
The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee eliminated proposed Air National Guard cuts Thursday that would have cost Michigan bases hundreds of jobs, said chairman Carl Levin.
Planned Air National Guard cuts would eliminate about 850 jobs at Michigan’s Selfridge and Kellogg bases, according to the U.S. Air Force.
The Pentagon’s plan to eliminate a squadron of fighter jets at a Detroit-area base makes no economic sense and would cost more than 550 jobs, according to the director of the Michigan National Guard.
The U.S. Air Force is planning mission changes at two Michigan bases as part of a restructuring plan as the Pentagon works to rein in military spending, officials said Friday.
Elizabeth Snell, an employee with the American Red Cross in southeastern Michigan, has been recognized for her commitment to the military community with a nomination for Military Spouse of the Year.
Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered the lowering of U.S. flags in Michigan on Friday in honor of Air Force Tech. Sgt. Matthew S. Schwartz.