U.S. Air Force

WWJ's Brooke Allen skydives with a member of the US Army Golden Knights. (Brian/US Army Parachute Team)

Airshow With U.S. Army Golden Knights Features Best In Military, Civilian Pilots

The Thunder Over Michigan Air Show at Willow Run Airport this weekend featured some of the best military and civilian pilots, unique aircraft and WWJ’s own Brooke Allen …

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2014

Members of the 127th Wing conduct a FOD walk on the active runway at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich., on Sept. 26, 2013. The purpose of the FOD walk is to ensure the area is free of Foreign Objects and Debris that may cause damage to aircraft and endanger lives. (Credit: U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Tech Sgt. Robert Hanet)

Selfridge Air National Guard Base Tightens Security After Man Found Dead

The U.S. Air Force says it’s stepped up security after the discovery of man’s body at Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Macomb County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2014

A NASA image representing all the objects orbiting earth. The objects are obviously not to scale.

Matt’s Favorites: Space Fence Is Down, Self-Driving Cars Approach, And Much More.

So what’s the latest as we hit Hump Day what feels like a day early? (Hey, that’s because it is a week early.) Well, check out these dandies from all over the Intertubes…

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2013

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GE Aviation Signs Contract For Systems On USAF Boeing KC-46A Tanker

GE Aviation announced Monday that they signed an agreement with The Boeing Co. potentially worth up to $180 million to provide the mission control system for the U.S. Air Force’s KC-46A tanker.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2012

Selfridge Air National Guard Base (Courtesy: 127wg.ang.af.mil)

Senate Committee Rejects Proposals For Air National Guard Cuts In Mich.

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/25/2012

(Credit: Dmitry Kostyukov/AFP/Getty Images)

Air Force: Michigan Bases To Lose About 850 Jobs

Planned Air National Guard cuts would eliminate about 850 jobs at Michigan’s Selfridge and Kellogg bases, according to the U.S. Air Force.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2012

Selfridge Air National Guard Base (Courtesy: 127wg.ang.af.mil)

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

(Credit: Dmitry Kostyukov/AFP/Getty Images)

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

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Air Force Picks Jackson Firm’s Streetlights For Florida Base

The U.S. Air Force selected patent-pending induction streetlight fixtures from a Jackson company in an effort to reduce energy costs at Eglin Air Force Base in Valparaiso, Fla.

03/22/2011

Mich. Pilot Dies In Crash

Evidence found at the remote, rugged Alaska site where an F-22 Raptor crashed indicates the pilot was unable to eject from the aircraft and could not have survived.

11/20/2010

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