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Selfridge ANGB and Macomb County launch campaign to land F-35 Lightning II

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Click the "Read more..." link to view the channel 7 news video about the F-35 coming to Selfridge. Read more...


Macomb Co. officials hope to land F-35 program at Selfridge

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Right now, Selfridge is one of five bases under consideration to support the aircraft. Securing the F-35 would be a major step toward securing the long-term future of the Harrison Township compound. Read more...


Website launched to ramp up support for F-35 aircraft at Selfridge

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As part of Macomb County’s campaign to secure a squadron of the F-35 Lightening II at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Brig. Gen. John D. Slocum and County Executive Mark A. Hackel announced the launch of a new website, mif35.org. Read more...


Specs and five facts about the F-35

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Here are some facts about the F-35 Lightning II, which local officials hope to land at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, according to information from its manufacturer, Lockheed Martin and base leaders.

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Selfridge ANGB and Macomb County launch campaign to land F-35 Lightning II

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Selfridge Air National Guard Base and Macomb County launched a new offensive to highlight the importance of landing the F-35 Lightning II fighter jet.

They want to rally support for a big contract with the U.S. Air Force to make Selfridge a home base for the F-35. Read more...


Macomb County Launches Campaign to Bring F-35 to Selfridge Air Base

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Macomb County officials have launched a campaign to bring the F-35 Lightning II to Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Harrison Township. “Given the infrastructure at Selfridge and at our northern Michigan training facilities in Alpena and Grayling, it just makes sense, both operationally and fiscally, to base the F-35 in Michigan,” says Major General Gregory J. Vadnais, the adjutant general of Michigan. Read more...


F-35 may help secure future of Selfridge Air National Guard Base

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Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Macomb County today was named to a list of five bases under consideration to support the new F-35A Lightning II fighter jet, a mission that could help protect the Harrison Township base’s future. Read more...


Macomb officials hope to land fighter plane

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Macomb County officials on Tuesday launched a major campaign to bring the F-35 Lightning II, a fifth-generation fighter, to Selfridge Air National Guard Base. The county, in partnership with Selfridge, has launched a website, MIF35.org, to highlight the benefits of basing the aircraft at the Macomb County base. Read more...