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Alpena CRTC Initial phase of Alpena PFOS/PFOA investigation complete, confirms drinking water meets EPA standard
Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center has received results from groundwater tests conducted last year to assess the risk for contamination related to the substances PFOS and PFOA. (Air National Guard photo by Sara Seymour/Released)
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2018
The Alpena CRTC has a new commander November 28th 2018 Col. John Miner: Training center's new leader excited, at home in Alpena
ALPENA, Mich. – Col. John Miner took command of Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center in a ceremony held on base Nov. 28. He succeeds Col. Andrew Roberts, who had led the CRTC since 2014.The change of command ceremony was officiated by Maj. Gen. Leonard Isabelle, Commander of the Michigan Air National Guard, who offered Miner a charge.“I’m going
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2018
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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2016
Default Air Force Logo Michigan National Guard to host Northern Strike 2016
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2016
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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2016
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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2016
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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2016
Brig. Gen. John Slocum, commander of the 127th Wing, Selfridge Air National Guard Base Brig. Gen. Mike Stone, assistant adjutant general - Installations Brig. Gen. Leonard Isabelle, commander of the Michigan Air National Guard, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, Maj. Gen. Gregory Vadnais, adjutant general for the Michigan National Guard Lt. Gen. Raimonds Graube, chief of Latvian defense to observe Northern Strike 15, a major combat training exercise that brings ground and air combat units from four coalition countries and more than 20 states to training locations across northern Michigan. (Michigan National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Helen Miller/Released) 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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2015
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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2015
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 Point halfway through the mission. Northern Strike will combine ground and air capabilities that will bring together aircraft from more than a dozen units and service members from 25 states and four coalition countries from July 13 to August 1 on Camp Grayling, Alpena and in Rogers City. Northern Strike is the only exercise of this size and scope for the Michigan Guard and will integrate ground based weapons systems like mortars and artillery with attack aircraft to support maneuver forces on the ground. (U.S. Air Force video by SSgt. Ashley Manz/Released).
Video Available: https://www.dvidshub.net/video/417714/northern-strike-15#.VcD8YhHJB0Q 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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2015
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