Fort Custer

6:20 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Battle Creek City Commission Endorses Missile Defense Mission for Fort Custer

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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

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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"
Memorial Day
9:22 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Ceremony at Fort Custer among Memorial Day weekend events

Fort Custer National Cemetery
Credit WMUK

The Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta will mark Memorial Day with its annual ceremony on Sunday. It begins at 2:00. 

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2:04 pm
Sun November 25, 2012

Bringing back ancient landscapes

Joseph MacIntosh clears brush at the Ft. Custer State Recreation area.
Credit Brian Petersen, WMUK

Listen to Brian Petersen's story about habitat restoration in southwest Michigan

Over the past several hundred years, southwest Michigan’s landscape has changed dramatically. But what did it look like before European colonization?

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