Whitmer: Michigan National Guard Will Continue To Assist With COVID-19 Response Through March 31, 2021In anticipation of rapid vaccine approvals from the Food and Drug Administration, Michigan will look to the Michigan National Guard to provide logistical support and transportation support to help distribute the vaccines.
Whitmer Sends Letter To Trump, Requests Extension To Utilize Michigan National Guard Through March 2021The request is to help combat the spread of COVID-19, for COVID-19 response and vaccine related activities.
Transgender Woman Files Lawsuit Against Whitmer Because She Faces Military Discharge Over Gender IdentityMcIntyre who was assigned as being a male at birth, but now identifies as female has filed the lawsuit in a Federal Court in Grand Rapids, which claims the policy that forces transgender service members to be discharged from the U.S. Military is unconstitutional.
Michigan National Guard To Staff Food Banks In Four Communities Across The StateThe Michigan National Guard has received a request to aid Food Banks in four communities across the state, including Ann Arbor, Comstock Park, Flint, and Pontiac. Approximately 10 Michigan National Guard members will be serving at each site.
Michigan National Guard, FEMA Help Flint Amid Water CrisisGov. Rick Snyder has activated the National Guard to help distribute bottled water and filters in Flint, as the city confronts a drinking water crisis.
Michigan National Guard Boosts Security After Attack In Tennessee, Won't Require Armed Staff"The situation in Chattanooga makes clear that our military personnel in particular are vulnerable, even here at home."
Mich. Guard Technicians, Some Others Called Back To WorkHundreds of Michigan National Guard members affected by the partial government shutdown are being called back to work.
Shutdown To Affect Michigan National Guard MembersSelfridge Air National Guard Base says about 650 workers were sent home on furlough.
Mich. House OKs Bill Against Indefinite DetentionTh House has approved legislation that would prohibit state and local law enforcement from helping the federal government indefinitely detain citizens without charges.
Projects Aim To Help Michigan National Guard MembersTwo 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.
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.
10 Michigan Guard Members Wounded In AfghanistanThe Michigan National Guard says a roadside bombing in Afghanistan has wounded 10 of its soldiers, including one who lost part of both arms.
Air Force: Michigan Bases To Lose About 850 JobsPlanned Air National Guard cuts would eliminate about 850 jobs at Michigan's Selfridge and Kellogg bases, according to the U.S. Air Force.
General Criticizes Cutbacks At Michigan BaseThe 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.
Air Force To Change Missions At 2 Mich. BasesThe 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.