Tuesday, April 20, 2010

War simulated for training at Selfridge

by 127th Wing Public Affairs

4/20/2010 - Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich. -- The 127th Wing will be conducting an Operational Readiness Exercise (ORE) here on April 21 and 22, 2010. The exercise is designed to test the airmen's wartime ability to survive and operate. Simulated wartime activity will occur in the designated play area of Selfridge in the central and southeast portion of the base. Core hours for this exercise will be 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day.

Residents in the Harrison Township area may hear blank M-16 gun fire, explosions and witness smoke of various colors that will be used in this training which is preparing the unit for an upcoming inspection.

Questions or concerns about these events can be addressed to the 127th Wing Public Affairs Office at (586)239-5576.


Please note: It could be possible that 107th Fighter Squadron A-10s are involved, but not related info is currently known to me.

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