Photo by Staff Sgt. Ricky Best, 174th Fighter Wing
Hancock Field Air National Guard Base-- New York Air National Guard Staff Sgt. William Barney and Technical Sgt. Thomas Moade from the 174 Fighter Wing and Staff Sgt. Felix Moya from the 105th Airlift Wing are loading a C-5A Galaxy from the 105th AW, based at Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh on Friday, March 20. The two Air Guardmembers were loading equipment for the 174th FW as the wing prepares for a deployment to Nellis AFB, NV in support of the Weapons Instructor Course.
This will be the last planned deployment for the F-16s from Syracuse before the wing converts to flying unmanned attack aircraft.
NY National Guard In the News
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NewsOne -- Wed, 15 May 2013
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