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Michigan Ranked Second for Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness

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An Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness Index compiled by global professional services network PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) ranked Michigan second nationwide behind Georgia based on a weighted score of category and subcategory rankings including labor, infrastructure, industry, economy, cost, tax policy, and geopolitical risk. Rising six rankings after falling to eighth place last year, Michigan’s improvement was attributed to the state’s strong performance in the economy, infrastructure, and cost categories. Read more...


Selfridge makes pitch to house F-35 aircraft

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Selfridge Air National Guard Base is hosting 40 representatives of the U.S. Air Force this week in hopes of being selected as the home for a new aircraft. Read more...


Department of Defense considers Selfridge base in Macomb County for F-35 Jet

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A critical morning is ahead for Selfridge and Macomb County, as the Department of Defense will decide if the jets will move to Michigan. It's a once in a generation opportunity. The F-35 is the prize, and the question is whether Macomb County's Selfridge Air National Guard base will land it. Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel is ready to sell Macomb. Read more...


Selfridge Looking To Land F-35 Jet Fighter Program

Featured in CBS Detroit

Operators of Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Macomb County are making their pitch to the US Air Force to become the home to the next generation F-35 fighter jet program. Read more...


U.S. Air Force leaders to evaluate Selfridge for new F-35 fighter jets

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Leaders from the United States Air Force are expected to visit Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Harrison Township on Tuesday. Read more...


Selfridge Air Base aims to become a home for new F-35 fighter jet

Featured in Michigan Radio

Michigan’s strong history in the defense sector dates back to Rosie the Riveter in World War II. The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) reports the defense sector supports 105,000 jobs in our state, turning out $9 billion in goods and services. Michigan wants to continue that tradition by landing the new F-35 fighter jet. Read more...


Department of Defense considers Selfridge base in Macomb County for F-35 jet

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MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. - Will Macomb County be the new home of the F-35 fighter jet? A critical morning is ahead for Selfridge and Macomb County, as the Department of Defense will decide if the jets will move to Michigan. It's a once in a generation opportunity. Read more...


U.S. Air Force leaders to evaulate Selridge for new F-35 fighter jets

Featured in WXYZ Detroit

Leaders from the United States Air Force are expected to visit Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Harrison Township on Tuesday. According to Macomb County, 40 officials from the Air Force will arrive at the base to determine if Selfridge is capable of housing the all-new F-35 fighter jets. Read more...


Is Selfridge capable of housing the new F35 fighter jets?

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Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel tells Paul W. Smith officials from the the U.S. Air Force will arrive today to find out. Read more...


All systems go for the Pentagon’s visit to Selfridge

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Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Harrison Township always stands ready, but it will be especially sharp when representatives of the Pentagon arrive Monday. Read more...