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  • Historic First for the 174th Attack Wing

    Among an audience of family, friends and colleagues Lt. Col. Michele L. Kilgore, was promoted to Colonel during a ceremony held at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base, Sunday, April 3."This is an historic moment," said Col. Michael Smith, the 174th Attack Wing (ATKW) commander. "She is the first female at the 174th ATKW to be promoted to
  • 274th Air Support Operations Squadron Welcomes New Commander

    Lt. Col. Patrick Cox, 274th Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) commander, relinquished command to Lt. Col. Anthony Pasquale during a change of command ceremony held at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base, Sunday, April 3.During the ceremony, Col. Michael Comella, 152nd Air Operations Group commander, provided opening comments about the change
  • 174th Security Forces Squadron welcomes new commander

    On March 6, Capt. Peter assumed command of the 174th Security Forces Squadron from Maj. Christopher at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base.During the ceremony the officiating officer Col. John O'Connor, 174th Mission Support Group commander, discussed what this change meant for both Airmen."This change of command represents a perfect storm in
  • 174th Attack Wing Airmen donate life

    As members of the United States Air Force, volunteering is something Airmen do to fulfill the complete Airman concept.The 174th Attack Wing (ATKW) has taken volunteering to another level by hosting blood drives during select unit training assembly (UTA) weekends."Donating blood is an honored tradition on many installations," Master Sgt. Kimberly
  • 174th Attack Wing continues to set mile marks

    In January, members of the 174th Maintenance Group departed Hancock Air National Guard Base, marking the first Air National Guard MQ-9 Reaper maintenance deployment.Prior to this deployment, no other Air National Guard unit has had the sole responsibility of running a launch and recovery element overseas."The 174th is leading the way and adding to
  • 152nd Air Operations Group Activates New Squadrons

    The 152nd Air Operations Group (AOG) held a ceremony activating three new squadrons on Hancock Field Air National Guard Base, Saturday Jan. 9.Prior to the activation the AOG was organized into three divisions, the Combat Operations Division, the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Division, and the Communications Division. Moving forward
  • 174th Attack Wing commemorates 25th Anniversary of Operation Desert Storm

    The 174th Attack Wing (ATKW) on Hancock Air National Guard Base held a remembrance ceremony, on Saturday Jan. 9, to commemorate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the wings participation in Operation Desert Storm, in early 1991. Veterans that served in the 174th Fighter Wing (FW) in Operation Desert Storm were invited to attend the ceremony.The
  • Security Forces Flawless Performance

    Approximately 26 Airmen from the 174th Attack Wing's (ATKW) Security Forces Squadron deployed to Al Udeid Air Base in support of Operation INHERENT RESOLVE (OIR) and FREEDOM'S SENTINEL from January 22, 2015 to August 5, 2015."For a majority of our Security Forces troops, this was their first time ever deploying," said Master Sgt. Christopher, 174th
  • FY 2015 Economic Impact Data Released for Hancock Field Air National Guard Base

    The 174th Attack Wing (ATKW) released its Economic Impact Analysis data for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 on November 6, outlining the more than $108.6 million in estimated total economic impact for Hancock Field Air National Guard Base.The information in the report includes input from all of the units located on and associated with Hancock Field, which
  • 174th Attack Wing Names Headquarters Building in Honor of Former Commander

    The 174th Attack Wing (ATKW) on Hancock Field dedicated the wing headquarters building in honor of the late Brig. Gen. Curtis J. Irwin during a ceremony Sunday, Oct. 4.The headquarters building will now be called the Curtis J. Irwin Headquarters Building.Irwin began his military service in August 1942 and entered pilot training the following year.