michigan air national guard

Cpl. Joshua T. Thimmesh, crew chief of a UH-1Y Huey helicopter assigned to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 269, fires a GAU-17/A mini-gun during exercise Northern Strike 17 at the Combat Readiness Training Center in Alpena, Mich. The joint exercise is hosted by the Michigan Air National Guard and emphasizes close air support and joint fire support to enhance combat readiness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cody Ohira/Released)

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An A-10 Thunderbolt II engages in a training mission at the Grayling Aerial Gunnery Range near Waters, Mich., April 7, 2016. The A-10 is operated by the 107th Fighter Squadron of the Michigan Air National Guard and are based at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. David Kujawa)

127th Wing Over Michigan - A flight of A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft are seen off the wing of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft while flying over Michigan. The aircraft are all are assigned to the Michigan Air National Guard’s 127th Wing and are assigned to Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Michigan. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Dan Heaton)

U.S Army soldiers from 2nd platoon, Charlie Troop, Team 2-2, 1st Battalion, 126th Cavalry Regiment, Michigan National Guard and Joint Terminal Air Controllers from the 148th Air Support Operations Squadron await extractions from a CH-47 Chinook helicopter from the Illinois Army National Guard during Operation Northern Strike 2014 near Grayling, Mich. on Aug. 11, 2014. 

All-American Baconator.

Master Sgt. Rio Wendell, a crew chief with the 127th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Michigan Air National Guard, services an A-10 Thunderbolt II from the 442nd Fighter Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mississippi, on Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal. Lajes Field enables the expeditionary movement of warfighters, warplanes and global communications to Combatant Commanders and supporting Joint, Coalition, and NATO operations as part of U.S. and Allied Air Expeditionary Forces.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Bradley C. Church, 23 OCT 2014.)