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Western Mass. native promotes to brigadier general

104th Fighter Wing To Deploy in Support of Operation Atlantic Resolve

104th Fighter Wing at Barnes Air National Guard Base named Air Control Alert Unit of the Year

104th Fighter Wing to conduct Homeland Alert Air Defense (Fertile Keynote) Exercise

National Awards to 104th Fighter Wing Members at 42nd Annual Awards Ceremony

104th Fighter Wing to Deploy in Support of Weapons Instructor Course

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104th Fighter Wing Airmen Experience Medevac Training with 3-126th Aviation Flight Medics

104th Fighter Wing Deploys to Germany In Support of Total Force Integration Training

104th Fighter Wing and 144th Fighter Wing To Deploy in Support of NATO Air Surveillance Mission

Dad deploys for final time with son

Predawn flying at Barnes Air National Guard Base

Predawn flying at Barnes Air National Guard Base

Logistics Readiness in support of the 104th Fighter Wing deployment to Nellis AFB

The 104th Fighter Wing supports the USAF Weapons School at Nellis AFB

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The 104th Fighter Wing of the Massachusetts Air National Guard located in Westfield, Massachusetts, is an operational flying unit assigned to the Air Combat Command, and proudly claims the honor of being one of the oldest flying units within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Tasked to provide operationally ready combat units, combat support units and qualified personnel for active duty, the 104th Fighter Wing supports Air Force wartime contingency requirements and performs a variety of peacetime missions required by the Air Force and compatible mobilization readiness.
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When Air National Guard units are not mobilized or under federal control, they report to the governor of their respective state, territory (Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands) or the commanding general of the District of Columbia National Guard. Each of the 54 National Guard organizations is supervised by the adjutant general of the state or territory. Under state law, the Air National Guard provides protection of life, property and preserves peace, order and public safety. These missions are accomplished through emergency relief support during natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes and forest fires; search and rescue operations; support to civil defense authorities; maintenance of vital public services and counterdrug operations.
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104th Fighter Wing
175 Falcon Drive
Barnes ANG Base
Westfield, MA 01085
Telephone: 413-568-9151
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