An F-16C assigned to the New York Air National Guard's 174th Fighter Wing vaults into the sky from Hancock Field Air National Guard Base in Syracuse early on the morning of June 10.
The Air Guard Fighting Falcons are bound for Iraq where they will be stationed in support of ground troops. This is the last rotation with F-16s for the 174th Fighter Wing. The unit will transition to the unmanned MQ-9 Reaper attack aircraft when they return from the deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom
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Army Times -- Fri, 26 May 2017 New York National Guard leaders visit troops serving in Kuwait CAMP ARIFIJAN, KUWAIT Maj. Gen. Anthony German, the adjutant general of New York, got a firsthand look at the missions New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are conducting during a... (more)
Altus (Oklahoma) Times -- Fri, 26 May 2017 From 'Lost Boy' to citizen airman, Sudanese immigrant joins New York Air STRATTON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.Y. - Thirty years ago and 6,000 miles away, Airman 1st Class Francis Andrew was a seven-year-old "Lost Boy." Andrew was one of about 20,000 Sundanese... (more)
WRGB -- Thu, 25 May 2017 New York National Guard marks Memorial Day with ceremony LATHAM, NY (WRGB)--National Guardsmen gathered Wednesday to honor New Yorkers who made the ultimate sacrifice, ahead of this Memorial Day weekend.