The ANGB in Harrison and the Detroit Arsenal are the only two military bases in Michigan. The Navy, USMC, and Coast Guard have no bases in MI. The Arsenal was essential for tank production during WWII. Learn more about that and more by clicking a base below.
Air Force Bases
Selfridge ANGB is a strategic Air Force guard base located in the northern part of the United States, close to Mount Clemens. Its name comes after the first pilot who died in a crash while on an Orville Wright plane – Thomas Selfridge. He passed away in November, 1908. History It all started when the […]
Detroit Arsenal is the first facility constructed in the United States with the express purpose of mass producing tanks and armored vehicles for the armed services. The layout and machinery of the arsenal where to be designed as such, that following the war the facility could be converted to “peaceful” manufacturing. Located in the Detroit, […]