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President Trump says F35 fighters could be coming to Selfridge

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Selfridge was up for consideration to get the F35's in 2017, but didn't make the cut even with a 140 page proposal, billboards and a promotional video. Read more...

Could F-35s be flying into Selfridge in Macomb County? President Trump is considering it

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After a failed push to get F-35 planes at Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Macomb County, they could be headed there.

While speaking at Dana Incorporated in Warren on Thursday, President Donald Trump said his administration is strongly considering putting the planes at the Michigan National Guard base. Read more...

President Trump considering launching F-35 aircrafts from Selfridge air base

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President Trump made some noise after mentioning at his stop in Warren today about strongly considering F-35’s launching from Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Macomb county. Read more...

Michigan: We’ll take F-35 jets if Wisconsin doesn’t want them

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Michigan congressional members have a message for the new U.S. Air Force secretary.

We'll take the F-35 fighter jets if Wisconsin doesn't want them. Read more...

Trump opens door for F-35 at Selfridge during Warren visit

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President Donald Trump on Thursday in Warren said he was giving "strong consideration" to deploying F-35 fighter aircraft to Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Harrison Township. Read more...

Michigan lawmakers note Wisconsin uproar, urge Selfridge get F-35 jets

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Macomb County would be a welcome home for the Air Force's F-35 jets compared with the controversial reaction the fighter planes are generating in Wisconsin, Michigan's congressional delegation is telling the military. Read more...

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

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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...