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104th Fighter Wing Hosts Change of Command Ceremony

104th Fighter Wing Members Deploy to Ramstein and Spangdahlem Air Bases, Germany

104th FIGHTER WING REMEMBERS FALLEN HEROES

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F-15A Future Static Display Aircraft Cocooned

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104FW Airman trains on shipping at Ramstein

104FW succeeds in Exercise Silver Flag

It's all about collaboration: Mass. Air Guard, active duty work together at Ramstein

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New York Air National Guard Airmen practice medical evacuation at Stratton Air National Guard Base

ANG's Outstanding First Sergeant of the Year: Master Sgt. Sally Ford

Security Forces Get Unconventional During Tactical Training Exercise

Oklahoma ANG unit begins transition with arrival of first MC-12W aircraft

ANG's Outstanding Senior NCO of the Year: Master Sgt. Maria Quitugua

ANG Band of the Midwest perfectly tuned

SECAF praises total force effort during Utah visit

ANG's Outstanding NCO of the Year: Staff Sgt. Douglas Kechijian

Orphanage construction builds friends in Latvia

Missouri Airmen finish construction on Latvian orphanage

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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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The Air National Guard's federal mission is to maintain well-trained, well-equipped units available for prompt mobilization during war and provide assistance during national emergencies (such as natural disasters or civil disturbances). During peacetime, the combat-ready units and support units are assigned to most Air Force major commands to carry out missions compatible with training, mobilization readiness, humanitarian and contingency operations such as Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.

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104th Fighter Wing
175 Falcon Drive
Barnes ANG Base
Westfield, MA 01085
Telephone: 413-568-9151
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