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  • Members of Hancock Field Hold Ceremony for the 108th Attack Squadron

    Deactivated 16 Feb 1994, the 108th Air Control Squadron was re-designated four times and also had four name changes. It was first recognized as the 108th Air Control & Warning Squadron on 22 Nov 1948. It was then re-designated as the 108th Aircraft Control and Warning Flight in 1960. Five years later it would be re-designated again to the 108th
  • 2014 Leadership Summit

    Leaders from across Hancock Field joined together on a rainy fall day at Clear Path for Veterans in Chittenango for an off-base summit.  The day selected was no coincident.  Wing Commander, Colonel Greg Semmel, reminded the group to "not forget that today is the 13th Anniversary of the September 11th attacks.  We have a lot of years behind us and a
  • 174th Attack Wing uses old methods to tackle new challenges

    "Von Steuben!" said Lt. Col. Charles Hutson, of the 174th Attack Wing (ATKW) Inspector General (IG) team, when asked what is an Inspector General.For those unfamiliar, Friedrich Wilhelm August Heinrich Ferdinand von Steuben, also referred to as Baron von Steuben was an officer who served as Inspector General for the Continental Army during the
  • British and German reporters visit Hancock Field

    New York Air National Guard 174th Attack Wing welcomed Mashable, a British-American news website, technology and social media blog, and German Public Television onto Hancock Field Air National Guard Base to answer questions about the unit's mission. The Syracuse based unit is the Air Force's premier training center for the Remotely Piloted Aircraft
  • 152nd Air Operations Group hold open house for alumni

    Members of the 152nd Air Operations Group (AOG) held an open house for alumni 9 August 2014 at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base.This is the very first alumni open house that was held by the 152nd and is something that they plan on holding yearly. "The commander wanted to reach out to as many alumni as possible to make sure we had a good
  • 174th shooting team finishes among the elite at competition

    12 members of the 174th Attack Wing shooting team participated in the 35th Annual Combat Sustainment Training "Tag Match" Exercise at Camp Smith Army National Guard base.The exercise was also a learning experience for some of the members who participated."This was a big opportunity for us being able to properly handle your weapon and being accurate
  • Hancock Field prepares for MQ-9 Taxiing in the future

    Members of the 174th Attack Wing (ATKW) and members of the media watched as one of Hancock Field's MQ-9s taxied around the upper ramp for the first time."In my mind it's a milestone the 174th has reached with the new mission and getting the aircraft back here in Syracuse and taking off from Hancock Field," said Russell Youngs, Command Chief Master
  • 274th ASOS Trains With Dutch Army

    July 10 through July 15, 2014, 13 members of the 274th Air Support Operation Squadron (ASOS) along with 13 members of the Dutch Army participated in Joint Tactical Air Control (JTAC) training at Fort Drum, Range 48. The purpose of the training was to assist the Dutch Army in getting familiar with the MQ-9 Reaper aircraft, which they'll be flying in
  • 174th Security Forces participates in Torch Run

    Chief Master Sgt. Michael Ramsey, 174th Attack Wing Security Forces Manager, and 15 members of the security forces squadron participated in The Law Enforcement Torch Run.The Law Enforcement Torch Run is a fundraiser that benefits Special Olympics and brings about public awareness around the world.Thousands of officers have carried the "Flame of
  • South African General visits Hancock Field

    Brig. Gen. Mashoro Abel Phala, Defense Attaché of the South African Embassy and Maj. Gen. Eric W. Vollmecke, Air National Guard Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, United States Air Forces in Europe/ Air Forces Africa, visited the 152nd Air Operations Group here on 7 June 2014.Phala's visit was for the purpose of strengthening relationships
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