Fort Custer

6:10 am
Wed September 3, 2014

Kalamazoo County Board Approves Resolution Supporting Missile Defense System for Fort Custer

Training base that straddles Kalamazoo and Calhoun Counties is one of four locations being considered for missile base
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - A proposed ballistic missile defense system for Fort Custer received the support of the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners Tuesday. The board voted to approve a resolution stating it is in favor of the proposed development.
6:47 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Few Concerns Expressed About Missile Defense System at Meeting in Battle Creek

Another public meeting is scheduled for Thursday
Few who attended a public hearing had concerns about a proposed defensive missile project in Battle Creek. "I am concerned about extermination of a species of homosapiens," said Joe Laurinec, 90, of Battle Creek. "I would vote for a go."
7:54 pm
Mon August 25, 2014

First Public Hearing Tuesday on Fort Custer Missile Base

Another hearing is set for Thursday
The first of two public hearings will be held Tuesday on a proposed missile defense system for Fort Custer. The Missile Defense Agency has been considering four sites to house up to 60 defensive missiles to compliment two other sites already installed on the East Coast.
6:20 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Battle Creek City Commission Endorses Missile Defense Mission for Fort Custer

Four sites are being considered by the Defense Department
The Battle Creek City Commission formally put its support behind Fort Custer's bid for a new missile defense mission. The commission on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution that urges the U.S. Department of Defense Missile Defense Agency to select the Fort Custer Training Center as the location for a new ground-based interceptor ballistic missile-defense mission.
6:05 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Fort Custer Could be Home for Defense Missile Site

If chosen site would have 60 missiles, none would have warheads
LANSING - Battle Creek's Fort Custer Training Center is a favorite for a new defensive missile site, according to Michigan's top military commander. "I am pretty confident that based on what I know today, we are going to be an absolute top contender for the site"