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  • 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
  • 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