An F-16C of the New York Air National Guard's 174th Fighter Wing leaps into the air Tuesday, October 14, en route to Edwards Air Force Base, California, as the unit began saying goodbye to the fighter bombers it has operated since 1988 at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base in Syracuse.
The 174th which flew combat patrols in Iraq this summer, is due to being operating the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle in 2010.
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Nationalguard.mil -- Fri, 23 Jun 2017 New York Army National Guard pilot makes last landing after 31 years of flying LATHAM, N.Y.In the summer of 1985, Warrant Officer Charles "Chuck" Rodda took off for the first time as an Army helicopter pilot at Fort Rucker, Alabama. On June 22, 2017, 31 years... (more)
Defense.gov -- Fri, 23 Jun 2017 Guardsmen Illustrate Air Assault and Howitzer Skills New York Army National Guardsmen practice an artillery air assault raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. Photos by Army National Guard Sgt. Alexander Rector
defense.gov -- Wed, 21 Jun 2017 Face of Defense: Guardsman Trains Next Generation of Shooters For New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Michael Kapela, his seventh Adjutant General's Combat Sustainment Training Exercise -- known as the "TAG Match" -- was more meaningful... (more)