On Air Now

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Tune in to Listen

1590 AM Coldwater, Michigan 95.5 FM Coldwater, Michigan

Weather

Current Conditions(Coldwater,MI 49036)

More Weather »
58° Feels Like: 58°
Wind: W 0 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Tonight

Mostly Clear 50°

Tomorrow

PM Thunderstorms 74°

Wed Night

Isolated Thunderstorms 56°

Alerts

  • 0 Severe Weather Alerts
  • 0 Cancellations

Air Base Waiting To Hear If They Will Get A Flying Mission

by
Air National Guard Base in Battle Creek
Air National Guard Base in Battle Creek

FORT CUSTER, MI (WKZO) --  Battle Creek officials are waiting anxiously to hear from the Department of Defense whether the Air National Guard Base is going to get a flying mission.  Without it, they are going to lose a lot of jobs.  They have been promised several cargo plane missions that fell thru as the military has been realigning its priorities, replacing may manned flight missions with drones.  They hope to get 8 of the 32 C-130 being assigned to bases.

Air Force Secretary Michael Donley was supposed to make the decision by the end of January, and today is February 1st. The C-130 Hercules is a 4-turboprop Cargo Plane that has been around since 1956. 

Comments