HANCOCK FIELD AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Syracuse-- New York Air National Guard Lt. Col. D. Scott Brenton is doused with Champaign by his daughter and Col. Kevin Bradley, the commander of the 174th Fighter Wing, following Brenton's final flight in an F-16C on Tuesday March 2.
Brenton is among the select group of pilots who have flown more than 4,000 hours in the F-16.
The 174th, which has flown fighters at Hancock field for 63 years will say goodbye to their last two F-16s during a special ceremony on March 6.
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