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  • The 174th Attack Wing Selects First Female Group Commander

    New York Air National Guard Lt. Col Michele L. Kilgore, and Lancaster resident, became the first female group commander in the history of the 174th Attack Wing (ATKW) during an assumption of command ceremony Sunday, June 7.Kilgore assumed command of the 174th Operations Group (OG) at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base in Syracuse, which is
  • 274th Air Support Operations Squadron trains in the virtual world

    The 274th Air Support Operation Squadron (ASOS) on Hancock Field received an Air National Guard Advanced Joint Terminal Attack Controller Training System (AAJTS) simulator during the month of March.The newly acquired dome-shaped, high-fidelity, immersive AAJTS simulator allows an operator to have a 270 degree field of vision while utilizing a
  • 108th Attack Squadron dedicates new training facility in honor of former wing commander

    The 108th Attack Squadron (ATKS) will officially open its newly renovated $3.5 million Formal Training Unit (FTU) facility on Hancock Field where it will train MQ-9 sensor operators, pilots and mission coordinators Sunday, May 3.The building is to be named in honor of the late Major General Robert A. Knauff, who served as the 174th Wing Commander
  • Air National Guard Band Performs on Hancock Field

    High Altitude, a component of the Air National Guard Band of the Northeast, performed in front of members of the 174th Attack Wing (ATKW) at Hancock Field Wednesday.The popular music ensemble is part of the 553rd Air Force Band from Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania.The group has a diverse background and can play anything from rock to country, jazz
  • 152nd Hone Skills Using Virtual Training

    New York Air National Guard members of the 152d Air Operations Group (AOG) spent nine days honing their warfighting skills while participating in the first ever Virtual Flag exercise Feb. 18-26.Exercise Virtual Flag allowed members of the 152nd AOG, whose members are trained to plan and execute air operations plans, to work with other units using
  • 274th grateful for Army support

    Over 30 Airmen from the 274th Air Operations Support Squadron (ASOS) will participate in the first joint training event with New York Army National Guard CH-47 Chinook helicopter crews at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base and Fort Drum March 14."We are conducting joint air assault training with the New York Army National Guard's 42nd Combat
  • Combat Training Prepares JTAC Airmen

    Members of the 274th Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) completed close air support (CAS) training at Barry M. Goldwater Range (BMGR) in Gila Bend, AZ. Feb 9-16.The BMGR is one of the largest live fire aircraft ranges in the United States."This training gave us the opportunity to train with live aircraft, live ordnance, and to get on an
  • 152nd Air Operations Group Hosts New York Air National Guard's first Virtual Flag Exercise

    The 152nd Air Operations Group will be conducting the first New York Air National Guard Virtual Flag training exercise on Feb. 18-26. The exercise will be conducted with the support of the Air Force's Distributed Mission Operations Center (DMOC).The Distributed Mission Operations Center (DMOC) is located at Kirtland Air Force Base (AFB) in New
  • Hometown Heroes Salute

    The 174th Attack Wing (ATKW) recognized eighty-three Airmen and their families during a Hometown Hero Salute ceremony that took place at the Air Guard base in Syracuse on Saturday. Speakers at the event included Commander of the New York Air National Guard, Maj. Gen. Verle Johnston along with the 174th Attack Wing Commander, Colonel Greg
  • MQ-9 Taxi Operations Expanded

    The New York Air National Guard's 174th Attack Wing (ATKW) expanded its taxi operations of the MQ-9 remotely piloted aircraft to include all taxiways and ramps of the Syracuse International Airport on Saturday, December 6.The taxi operations conducted on the Syracuse International Airports taxiways is one further step towards launch and recovery of