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The Alpena CRTC welcomes the opportunity to work with your group and wants to ensure that your mission objectives are met while on our installation. To make the scheduling process simple and precise, please utilize the links below to request scheduling of our facilites.

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Press Release:Mass Air National Guard grateful for search and rescue support

Press Release:F-15 Pilots Identity Released

Press Release: Pilot Status Confirmed

Press Release - Search for missing pilot continues

Press Release: 104th Fighter Wing Aircraft Crash Over Shenandoah Valley Virginia

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    Base Commander Lt. Col. Andrews J. Roberts 

The Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center is your destination of choice for full-spectrum operations and four-season joint training.

The Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center offers a multitude of training capabilities to suit any need.  Our mission is to provide support, facilities, instruction and airspace to Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, Coalition and Emergency Responders to meet the mission requirements of Combatant Commanders and Civil Authorities.

Whether you come to the Alpena CRTC to attend an EMEDS class, perfect your fire fighting skills, enhance your security credentials, complete an Operational Readiness Inspection or utilize the Grayling Air-to-Ground Range, you can be assured that your mission will be a success.

For additional information, please be sure to view the Alpena CRTC brochure.

tabAlpena CRTC Training Event Capabilities 

Looking for a place to host your next military conference or training event?  The Alpena CRTC is prepared to handle your event by providing the best in, audio/visual equipment, breakout facilities, billeting and catering.  Our personnel make it their priority to ensure that your event is a success and that you achieve your mission while on our installation.

For detailed information about the Alpena CRTC Training Event Capabilities, please click here.  We encourage you to contact us with any questions you may have and we hope to host you in the future!
tabJTAC Training at Grayling Air Gunnery Range 
The Grayling Air Gunnery Range features over 147,000 acres of joint use maneuver and impact range space with multiple village and urban areas with over 200 live and dry targets.

Within this vast complex, the Grayling Air Gunnery Range is busy directing aircraft, building targets, working runway repair and most importantly, training Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTAC's).

One of the key components used to assist in Joint Terminal Attack Controller training is the 4M dome JTAC Simulator.  Each year the Grayling Range trains more than 200 JTACs and Joint Fires Observers from the Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines and coalition nations, using live and simulated training.

MetaVR, the organization that designed the simulator, has focused on the Grayling Air Gunnery Range as a test site for thier program.  To fully understand the 4M dome JTAC Simulator and learn more about the program, follow this link.

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Michigan National Guard to conduct Operation Northern Strike

Operation Northern Strike training takes to the air to show how to pound the ground.

Ohio firefighters get it right at Alpena CRTC

Air traffic controllers go from "zero to 60" at Operation Northern Strike

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Alpena CRTC Brochure
  • Certified Joint National Training Center
  • Billeting / Dining Facilities for 1000+ Personnel
  • Conference Facilities for 800+ Personnel
  • Configurable Operations, Maintenance & Support
  • Ramp for Three (3) Flying Squadrons
  • All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Training Areas
  • Combat Arms Training System
  • Rifle / Pistol Ranges
  • Instrumented Air-to-Air Ranges (ACTS)
  • 3 x JTE (Joint Threat Emitter)
  • Large Airspace Complex
  • Drop Zones & Assault Landing
  • Military Operations On Urban Terrain (MOUT)
  • Previous AFIT CE School Instructors - Airfield Pavement, HVAC, Energy Manager
  • Instruct Set-up and Operation of Expeditionary Medical Support System (MRTS)
  • CBRNE Medical Casualty Course
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