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  • 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 d├ęcor, 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
  • 174th Members help veterans through community based outreach program

    Where can veterans and their families go for support and to get information on a variety of programs and services that go beyond standard health care and education? The answer is simple, it's Clear Path. Established in 2011, Clear Path is a community based veteran's outreach center that is focused on helping both active duty and non-active duty
  • The 174th says goodbye to Maj. Pyke during retirement ceremony

    The 174th Attack Wing bid farewell to Maj. David Pyke, Deputy Comptroller of the 174th Comptroller Flight, in a retirement ceremony on October 4, 2013.Towards the end of his high school years, Maj. Pyke was struggling to figure and out a way to pay for college. Having a grandfather who served during World War II and a father who also served in the
  • Lt. Col. Chuck Hutson receives Bronze Star medal

    On September 7, 2013, Lt. Col. Charles H. Hutson, Commander of the 174th Attack Wing Comptroller Flight, received the Bronze Star Medal during a ceremony held at Hancock Field as family and Hancock Field unit members looked on."It was an honor to serve my country in Afghanistan, but it's good to be back home with my family", said Hutson during the