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  • 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
  • Exceptional Community Volunteer Award Winner

    Lt. Col. Edward Cook, Logistics Readiness Squadron commander, was recently selected as the Exceptional Community Volunteer Award winner for the United Way of Central New York. He was recognized during an Agents of Caring award ceremony, held in the historic Palace Theater April 30, 2014. In addition to receiving the prestigious award, Cook was
  • Chief Boswell retires after 30 years of service

    The 174th Attack Wing bid farewell to Chief Master Sgt. James Boswell, chief with the 174th Operations Group, in a retirement ceremony 4 May 2014.Boswell retires with over 30 years of military service and is proud to have family that will carry his name on within the 174th organization."The proudest moment of my career has to be when my son joined
  • Lt. Col. Hutson receives Citizen Soldier Award

    Lt. Col. Charles Hutson, Wing Inspector General with the 174th Attack Wing, received The Colonel Gouverneur Morris Citizen Soldier Award 3 May 2014 during a ceremony held here at Hancock Field.The Colonel Gouverneur Morris Citizen Soldier Award recognizes members for support to the New York State organized militia, their local community or to the
  • Military Advisory Council Pays a Visit to Hancock Field

    Col. Greg Semmel, Commander of the 174th Attack Wing, addressed the Hancock Field Military Advisory Council from Centerstate CEO today during a short briefing here 6 May 2014.Members of the advisory council listened to briefings from the 152nd Air operations Group, the 274th Air Support Operations Squadron and the 174th Operations Group."This is an
  • Members of the 174th Help Speed Communications During Disasters

    The interior comes equipped with two flat-screen televisions, six computer monitors and a teleconference camera. The exterior has a 360-degree rotating camera and a weather monitor. It can be deployed in less than a half hour, and it links first responders during a disaster. It's called the Mobile Emergency Operations Center (MEOC), and it's part
  • Hancock Field Members Participate in Earth Day Clean-up

    Members of the 174th Attack Wing took part in Earth Day clean up here on 22 April 2014.Two groups of airmen donned orange safety vests and blue latex gloves then proceeded to pick up any and every piece of trash from right outside the base entrance to both ends of E. Molloy Road."This is a good use of time as we will not only take care of our
  • Deskins: Military leadership committed to fixing sexual harassment, assault

    Bare walls dominate the office décor, evidence that the newest tenant has recently moved in. "I'm still getting used to it," says Air Force Brig. Gen. Dawne Deskins about her promotion to brigadier general last month. For Deskins -- the sixth woman promoted to general in the New York National Guard -- spearheading the Air National Guard's Sexual
  • Hancock Field member competes in marksman competition

    Senior Airman Matthew Rossen, Joint Terminal Air Controller, with the 274th Air Support Operation Squadron, was chosen to represent the 174th Attack Wing in an international Marksmen Competition, which was held in South Africa."We were originally slotted for a physical fitness competition," said Rossen. "That competition fell through due to
  • Portuguese Reporter visits the 174th Attack Wing

    Ricardo Lourenco, correspondent for l' espresso magazine paid a visit to the 174th Attack Wing to observe the daily MQ-9 operations for a future story."I felt like this is a very relevant piece of machinery," said Lourenco of his reason for writing his article. L' espresso magazine published its first magazine in 1955 and has a circulation of over