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UH-72 Lakota helicopter (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Army National Guard In Mich. Gets New Helicopters

An Army National Guard aviation facility near Lansing has received the first of four new helicopters for use in military missions, search and rescue efforts and other flights.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2013

James D. Priestap (Handout photo)

Mich. Soldier Killed In Iraq In 2006 To Be Honored

A National Guard soldier who was killed while serving in Iraq in 2006 will be honored this month at a Veterans Administration facility in the UP.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2013

Christopher A. Murphy

National Guard Member Charged With Home Invasion

As deputies arrived they saw the suspect, who was dressed in camouflage, attempting to get into the home from a rear sliding door.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/05/2013

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Projects Aim To Help Michigan National Guard Members

Two projects led by a Michigan State University professor aim to help Michigan National Guard members and their families in the transition from active duty to civilian life.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/29/2012

Mitt Romney speaks to the National Guard Association (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Opinion: Even On 9/11 Obama And Romney Can’t Resist Political Attacks

The thought of going an entire day without political campaigning out respect of those who lost their lives on 9/11/2001 was a nice and extremely appropriate thought. However, disappointing to many, it wasn’t the respectful day totally without political bickering that was expected by many who were watching and listening.

09/12/2012

File photo of an aftermath of a wildfire in Michigan. (credit: Jeffrey Wickett/GettyImages)

Wildfire Grows To More Than 21,000 Acres

A wildfire in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula grew by 17 percent to more than 21,000 acres Saturday as officials warned of tough conditions and welcomed help from water-dumping aircraft from the Michigan National Guard.

05/27/2012

(WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

Is It Time For The National Guard To Get Boots On The Ground In Detroit?

Over the last several days WWJ Newsradio 950 has been reporting on deadly and brutal crimes in Detroit. “It’s just a shame that you can’t feel safe in your own home,” said one Detroiter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/17/2012

Soldiers return to family at Waterford Mott High School . (WWJ: Beth Fisher)

Soldiers Return Home After Year In Afghanistan

Hundreds of family and friends gathered at the Waterford Mott High School to welcome home soldiers who are returning from the war in Afghanistan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2012

Family members welcome home airmen from the Michigan National Guard. (WWJ: Beth Fisher)

National Guard Airmen Return From War In Afghanistan

About 300 airman of the Michigan Air National Guard returned home from a four-month deployment in Afghanistan on Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/09/2012

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

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