Selfridge Air National Guard Base (Courtesy:

General Criticizes Cutbacks At Michigan Base

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2012

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Air Force To Change Missions At 2 Mich. Bases

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2012

Elizabeth Snell

Local Woman Nominated For ‘Military Spouse Of The Year’

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/01/2012

Flags Lowered For Airman Killed In Afghan Attack

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2012

Romulus serviceman Marine Pfc. Eugenio Erasmo Fernandez Jr.

Information Sought On Romulus Military Killed In Vietnam War

The City of Romulus has partnered with a statewide effort to discover photographs and information about residents killed during the Vietnam War.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/29/2011

American Red Cross Delivers Holiday Cards To Service Members, Veterans

Hundreds of thousands of cards are making their way to U.S. service members, veterans and their loved ones worldwide through Holiday Mail for Heroes from the American Red Cross.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/23/2011

U.S. Army soldiers from the 2-82 Field Artillery, 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, carry their bags to waiting trucks as they prepare to board buses later in the evening to fly home to Fort Hood, Texas after being one of the last American combat units to exit from Iraq on December 15, 2011 at Camp Virginia, near Kuwait City, Kuwait.(credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

U.S. Officially Ends War In Iraq

After nearly nine years, 4,500 Americans dead and 32,000 wounded, U.S. officials are formally shutting down the war in Iraq.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2011

Nearly 60 Michigan Soldiers Headed To Afghanistan

The aviation battalion will stay goodbye to family and friends Saturday before heading overseas for a year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2011

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Hundreds Of Michigan Trees Sent To Troops

A Christmas tree farm northwest of Kalamazoo shipped out 700 trees on Monday as part of a national campaign.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2011

zazzle holiday card to troops

Send Personalized Holiday Cards To Your Soldier Overseas For Free

Families and friends with loved ones stationed around the world can choose from five card templates, customize with personal messages and photos, and send to troops worldwide for free!

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/24/2011