.....The first B-52H Stratofortress, 60-001 christened the "State of Michigan" arrives at Wurtsmith on May 9, 1961. This marked the re-designation of the base from a fighter-interceptor training base to […]
The Air Force formally closes operations at Wurtsmith on this date in 1993
On this date in 1953, Oscoda Air Force Base is officially designated Paul B. Wurtsmith Air Force Base. Major General Wurtsmith was from Detroit Michigan and a World War II […]
Major General Paul B. Wurtsmith was born on this date in1906
A total of 193 were built, the largest number of any model of the B-52. G MODEL MAJOR MODERNIZATIONS INCORPORATED the “wet wing,” eliminating fuel bladders in favor of a […]
Remember those who were injured or died during the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001.
On this date in 1992, “Freedoms Best", was the last Tanker to depart Wurtsmith. Click to read the article