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  • Course gives officers new outlook on force support

    The first Force Support Officers' Course graduated 57 officers Dec. 11 at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., with Lt. Gen. Richard Newton on hand to congratulate the officers on their achievement. "These outstanding officers made history as they walked across the stage," said General Newton, the deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel and

    The 174th Fighter Wing Base Honor Guard was recognized at the 10th Annual American Red Cross Real Heroes Breakfast December 6, 2008 at the Oncenter Convention Center Complex from 7:30 to 9 a.m. The Onondaga-Oswego Chapter of the American Red Cross recognized the base honor guard along with 20 other local heroes. The award was accepted for the base
  • Split-Disbursement During GTC Cutover

    In recent months the Finance Office has been publicizing the arrival of a new GTC.  After a 10-year partnership with Bank of America, DoD has awarded the government travel card contract to Citibank.  In anticipation of the transition, there are a few things card holders should know. For a period of time, this will affect the normality of how we pay
  • Children's Holiday Party

    The Hancock Field Annual Children's Holiday Party will be held on Sunday, December 14, 2008 in the 174th Fighter Wing Dining Facility from 2 to 4 pm. The deadline for sign up is December 1, 2008. All children of current members are invited to attend.
  • Annual Alumni Thanksgiving Social

    The 174th Alumni Association will hold its  Annual Alumni Thanksgiving Social on November 20, 2008, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Cicero American Legion, Legionnaire Drive (off Route 31).The cost is $10.00 per person.  Attendees are respectfully requested to bring an unwrapped toy to the event.  Donations will be distributed to local children of
  • 174th Deployers Participate in Strong Bonds Couples Retreat

    The first Hancock Field Strong Bonds Couples Weekend was a huge success!  It was held 7 to 9 November 2008, at the Radisson Corning, 125 E. Denison Parkway, Corning, NY.  The Strong Bonds Couples weekend retreat is designed to strengthen relationships, inspire hope and rekindle marriages--even start the journey of healing for relationships under
  • 274th ASOS Gets New Commander

    The 174th Fighter Wing Commander officiated the assumption of command ceremony for the 274th Air Support Operations Squadron here, on Hancock Field, on November 2, 2008. Colonel Kevin W. Bradley, by order of The Adjutant General of the State of New York, passed the reigns of command to Major Alberto J. Gaston. Maj. Gaston had been performing the
  • Couples' Weekend Retreat

    Funding for the Strong Bonds Weekend Retreat has been approved! Deadline for sign up has been extended to October 24th. Please note: The Wing Commander encourages maximum participation and has authorized military members to participate in a paid status (RUTA or AT as coordinated through the squadron/CC). The 174th Fighter Wing Strong Bonds Couples
  • 174TH Fighter Wing says goodbye to F-16s

    The 174th Fighter Wing said goodbye Tuesday, October 14, to two F-16 fighter jets as they left Hancock Field Air National Guard Base, Syracuse, NY to go off to their new home at Edwards Air Force Base, California. "It is a bittersweet day for the 174th Fighter Wing. We are sad to see the first departures of the F-16 fighter jets that we have loved
  • 30-Day Annual Training Limitation

    Starting in fiscal year 2009, no member of the ANG will be permitted to perform more than 30 days of Annual Training per fiscal year.  Rarely does any unit member have the opportunity or capacity to perform more than 15 days of Annual Training as it is, but in some cases we seem to have a ready, willing, able, and available guardsman that matches