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The President of the Republic of Latvia (left) presented Col. J. Andrew Roberts, commander of the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, with the Order of Viesturs medal, Sept. 23, 2016, at the Michigan National Guard headquarters facility in Lansing. The Order of Viesturs is presented only by the President and was given to Roberts to recognize his efforts toward strengthening the country and promoting joint learning between military forces. Roberts served as the bilateral affairs officer to Latvia in 2012 and 2013. (Michigan National Guard photo by Angela Simpson/released). The President of the Republic of Latvia bestows rare medal to Col. J. Andrew Roberts
LANSING, Mich. --The President of the Republic of Latvia, Raimonds Vejonis, presented the prestigious Order of Viesturs medal to Col. J. Andrew Roberts, commander of the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center and former bilateral affairs officer to Latvia, Friday, Sept. 23, at the Michigan National Guard, Joint Forces Readiness Center in
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Default Air Force Logo Michigan National Guard to host Northern Strike 2016
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Default Air Force Logo Michigan National Guard appoints senior enlisted advisor
LANSING, Mich. --Chief Master Sgt. Alan VanPate has been appointed as the senior enlisted advisor for the Michigan National Guard. VanPate will now serve as a senior advisor to Maj. Gen. Gregory Vadnais, the adjutant general for the Michigan Army and Air National Guard, a force of more than 10,000 Soldiers and Airmen. He is the first member of the
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Default Air Force Logo Training exercise, Arctic Eagle, to take place at Camp Grayling, Alpena, Rogers City, Cheboygan and Mackinaw City.
Lansing, Mich.-Artic Eagle, a joint, military training exercise, will take place at Camp Grayling, Grayling Munson Hospital, Alpena Air Guard Base, Rogers City port, Cheboygan port and Mackinaw City from April 1-14. Click here from more of the story.
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Default Air Force Logo Alpena CRTC hosts international canine training
Lansing, Mich.-For one week each fall, the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center looks more like a kennel facility than a Michigan National Guard military training site. Click here for more of the story.
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Follow the link below to watch a VIDEO highlighting Northern Strike. Governor Rick Snyder and Other Distinguished Visitors Observe Northern Strike 2015
Governor Rich Snyder, Maj. Gen. Gregory Vadnais and Gen. Graube the Latvian Chief of Defense, combined arms live fire exercises during Northern Strike 2015. For the full story click here.
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Soldiers assigned to Troop C, 1st Battalion, 126th Cavalry Regiment await extraction on the air-to-ground gunnery range on Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center after a combined live-fire exercise as part of Northern Strike 15, July 20, 2015. NS 15 is a mass training exercise hosted annually on CGJMTC and evaluates joint air-to-ground capability of participating units from across the country as well as partnering nations. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Seth LaCount/Released) Top National Guard General Pays Visit To Camp Grayling
"This is my first time to visit Northern Strike and it is premiere. No doubt about it."A special visit from the chief of the US National Guard, in time to catch the summer's largest military training.Four-star General Frank Grass is the chief of the United States Army and Air National Guard.Today, he paid a visit to Michigan's largest military base
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Northern Strike 15
Soldiers from Charlie Company, 125th Infantry Regiment, with support from Bravo Company, 1-147 Aviation, Michigan National Guard, conduct an infiltration/exfiltration mission at Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center July 27, 2015 as part of Exercise Northern Strike 2015. The UH-60 Blackhawk crew also refueled at a Forward Area Refueling
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Follow the link below to view video General Grass Visits Michigan National Guard
General Grass Chief, National Guard Bureau, visits the Michigan National Guard during Northern Strike 15. In addition to observing combined arms live fire exercises at The Camp Grayling Air to Ground ranger in Grayling, Michigan, additionally he toured the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, and Selfridge Air National Guard Base. Additionally
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2015
U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Thomas Frutos stands with Latvian Maj. Vilnis Metlans following Frutos’ award of the Latvian National Armed Forces Air Force Commander Award of Honor, Grade 3, in Lielvarde, Latvia, April 30, 2015. Frutos is assigned to the 217th Air Operations Group, Michigan Air National Guard, based at Battle Creek, Michigan, and is the first U.S. Armed Forces member to receive the Latvian award. He was recognized for his expertise in airspace management, which resulted in a letter of agreement between the Latvian Civil Aviation Authority and the Latvian military creating military training airspace. (Photo by Lt. Col. Timothy Brock) Michigan Guardsman is first U.S. Armed Forces member to receive Latvian Award of Honor
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. - Thomas Frutos, an Air Force master sergeant assigned to the 217th Air Operations Group based at Battle Creek Air National Guard Base, was recently awarded the Latvian National Armed Forces Air Force Commander Award of Honor, Grade 3.Col. Aivars Mezors, commander of the Latvian Air Force Aviation Base Lielvarde, awarded the
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