Senate Armed Services Committee approves measure freezing cuts at Selfridge Air National Base

Pentagon had proposed eliminating troops from Harrison Township base

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HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Mich. -  There may be cause for celebration at Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Harrison Township.

 The Senate Armed Services Committee approved a measure rejecting planned Pentagon cuts, which would have removed two dozen A-10 jet fighters from Selfridge and eliminated more than 600 jobs.

The committee is chaired by Sen. Carl Levin.

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