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  • 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
  • 174th Attack Wing Economic Impact Data Released

    The 174th Attack Wing (ATKW) released its Economic Impact Analysis for Fiscal Year 2014 on December 4, outlining more than $115.4 million in estimated total economic impact that affects upstate New York, the surrounding Syracuse area, and beyond."This amount includes payroll, construction, service contracts, supplies and equipment, as well as the
  • 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