FORT DRUM-- An MQ-9 assigned to the 174th Fighter Wing takes to the air for the first time at Fort Drum’s Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield. Working out of its launch and recovery site at Wheeler-Sack the 174th flew its own MQ-9 Reaper for the first time on Tuesday Oct. 18. The 174th has been working with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to receive permission to fly and just last week was approved for flying. The fighter wing will fly the remotely piloted aircraft in restricted airspace around Fort Drum to train pilots and sensor operators working from Syracuse’s Hancock Field.
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Nationalguard.mil -- Wed, 26 Feb 2020 NY Air Guard's 109th Airlift Wing participates in Alaska exercises STRATTON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.Y. Sixty-five New York Air National Guard Airmen and two LC-130 "Skibirds" from the 109th Airlift Wing are participating in the multinational... (more)
Times Union -- Wed, 26 Feb 2020 Ship is long gone, but its bell has home in Capital Region COLONIE A 100-year-old ships bell was re-dedicated by the New York Naval Militia at a ceremony at the state Division of Military and Naval Affairs headquarters on Feb. 25. The 40-pound... (more)
WTEN -- Mon, 24 Feb 2020 Vintage ships bell set for rededicated at Military and Naval Affairs Headquarters LATHAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) A bell that signaled time on a destroyer that served as the training grounds for the New York Naval Militia in the 1920s was rededicated on Tuesday. Over 100 years... (more)