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  • Alumni Association News

    The annual Alumni Association Picnic was held Saturday, July 18th. What a joy is was seeing so many friends gathered, all dressed in smiles and happy nostalgia! Unfortunately the down side is that it appears we do not have an all-inclusive current mailing label listing, because I've already received a couple phone calls from members that did not
  • MQ-9 Reaper arrives at Hancock Field ANGB

    The 174th Fighter Wing has flown manned aircraft for more than 60 years, however all that will be changing very soon as the unit is converting to the MQ-9 Reaper. The unit has been in conversion mode since it returned from its last scheduled Air Expeditionary Force rotation with the F-16 in June 2008, but as the moment gets closer the realization
  • Operation Homefront Announces Military Spouse Scholarship Program - Total of $100,000 to Be Awarded

    Operation Homefront is pleased to announce its 2009 Military Spouse Scholarship program. Open to legal spouses of active duty U.S. military personnel, the initiative will award 37 scholarships for a total of $100,000 in financial assistance. Set to be awarded on August 15, 2009, the grants will be made based on the applicants 'written essays, their
  • Media Unveiling for the MQ-9 Reaper

    On Friday the 26th of June the men and women of the 174th Fighter Wing introduced the MQ-9 Reaper Unmanned Aerial System to members of the Syracuse media. Television, Radio and Print outlets were invited to Hancock Field ANGB and given a detailed briefing of the 174th FW newest weapons system by Col. Kevin W. Bradley, 174FW Commander. Col. Bradley
  • 174th Communications Squadron Prepares for Exercise

    The 174th Fighter Wing's Communication Squadron trained Air Guard communications members from across the state in how to set up the Joint Incident Site Communications Capability system on 7 June 2009. The JISCC is an initial mobile support communications system that deploys from state guard units to provide radio, radar, telephone and internet
  • MC&FP eMagazine

    The Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy (MC&FP) directly responsible for programs and policies that support community quality of life for service members and their families worldwide has created MC&FP eMagazine in order to keep all of us better informed on programs and events that affect military
  • Unit Medics Learn Experientially

    As each person walks to their assigned duty station with some trepidation and a lot of preparation a look of relief washes over them as the supervisor welcomes them to their station for the day. The 174th Fighter Wings Medical Group flew to Puerto Rico to certify on medical skills at a trauma hospital in Puerto Rico Medical Center "Centro Medico"
  • 174th Fighter Wing Medical Group Trains in Trauma Hospital

    The 174th Fighter Wing Medical group flew to Puerto Rico to recertify on medical skills training at a trauma hospital in the Puerto Rico Medical Center "Centro Medico" from May 3- 16. The hospital is a very busy 24/7 trauma unit that has both CT scans and an MRI machine with over 100 beds and the opportunity to train here presents real world
  • Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs

    Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs are replacing the incandescent bulbs. They use 75% less energy and last up to 10 times longer than incandescent bulbs. However, because they contain a small amount of mercury the EPA recommends recycling. According to the Hazardous Technical Information Services Bulletin this month you can bring your old bulbs to
  • 174th FW Wins TAG Match for Historic 4th Consecutive Time

    Members of the 174th Fighter Wing here earned a historic fourth consecutive win as the top team in the 30th Annual "TAG (The Adjutant General) Match" Combat Rifle and Pistol Championships Match shooting competition. The 174th FW team received First Place Combined Arms Team; finishing 238 points above the nearest team and they earned first place