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  • 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.
  • 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
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