Kendall falls short of promising Michigan delegation Selfridge will get a future fighter mission

By Vanessa Montalbano / April 17, 2024 at 9:05 PM
The Air Force is not precluding Selfridge Air National Guard Base, MI from receiving another fighter mission after its fleet of A-10 Thunderbolt IIs begins to retire in 2026, but that won’t come anytime soon, service Secretary Frank Kendall told lawmakers during posture hearings in the House and Senate this week. “Selfridge would be in consideration for a future fighter base decision potentially,” Kendall said Tuesday at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing. “But at the current time we don’t...

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