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Michigan National Guard Soldiers depart in support of Irma response


More than 400 Soldiers departed Michigan hometowns and National Guard armories across the state, on Monday, Sep. 11, in preparation to go to Florida to support the Florida National Guard with relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

One CH-47 Chinook helicopter, with eight air and ground crew personnel, departed from Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mt. Clemens, Mich. The crew is likely to provide aerial support for personnel and logistical movement. They will stage in North Carolina, then move to Cecil Field, Jacksonville, Fla., once the weather allows.

Approximately 425 Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 126th Infantry Regiment left four Michigan National Guard armories for Camp Grayling, Mich., the first leg of their trip, where they consolidated and packed equipment, includes more than 120 vehicles and trucks.

The armories included:

*Grand Valley Armory:  HHC, Co B, and Co I, 3rd Battalion, 126th Infantry Regiment

1200 44th St SW, Wyoming, MI

*Company A, 3rd Battalion, 126th Infantry Regiment, 4400 East 8 Mile Road, Detroit, MI

*Company C, 3rd Battalion, 126th Infantry Regiment 700 W Prairie Ronde St, Dowagiac, MI

*Company D, 3rd Battalion, 126th Infantry Regiment, 415 Haynes St, Cadillac, MI

The 3-126 Infantry is expected to deploy to the west side of southern Florida where they are likely to provide humanitarian assistance and security. The battalion departed Grayling and headed for Florida on Wednesday, Sept. 13.

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Military Retiree Appreciation Day Sept. 24 in Selfridge


 

A military Retiree Appreciation Day will be held Saturday, Sept. 24, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich. Retirees from all branches of the armed forces and their family members/guests are eligible to attend to receive updated information about retiree entitlement programs.

Photo identification is required for all personnel to access the installation.

Pre-registration is required, is limited to 600, and must be accomplished by Monday, Sept. 12. The registration form is available online at http://www.mccoy.army.mil/Services/ACAP_Documents/2016_RAD_REGISTER.pdf and contains detailed information about the event. Direct any questions to 586-239-5580.

The registration form also contains a complete listing of Retiree Appreciation Day events being held throughout the Midwest.

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Military Retiree Appreciation Day


A Military Retiree Appreciation Day will be held Saturday, Sept. 24, at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mt. Clemens, Mich. Retirees from all branches of the armed forces and their family members are eligible to attend. The day’s program will begin at 8 a.m. at the Dining Facility, building 164, and will conclude at 3 p.m.

Retiree Appreciation Day is an opportunity for all armed forces retirees, spouses, widows and/or guests to receive updated information about retiree entitlement programs.

Morning refreshments and a hot, buffet-style lunch will be offered for $10 per person. If interested, please include a check with your registration. Registration and payment for the luncheon must be received by Sept. 13. For additional information or registration forms, call the Retired Activities Office (586) 239-5580 or visit the Honors Newsletter at http://www.mccoy.army.mil/Retirees/documents/HONORS_2011.pdf. A complete listing of Retiree Activity Day events being held throughout the Midwest also is available at this website.

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