The Michigan National Guard War on Terror Ribbon honors Michigan National Guard members who carried out a minimum term of 30 days of service supporting operations related to the September 11, 2001 attacks.
The Michigan National Guard is composed of the Michigan Army National Guard and the Michigan Air National Guard. The Army component is based in Lansing and traces its origins back to militia group in 1803; it currently maintains 60 armories. The Air component, also based in Lansing, originated in 1917 with the 107th Aero Squadron and currently consists of the 110th Attack Wing and the 127th Wing.
The ribbon is gray with four thin vertical orange stripes toward the center.