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104th Fighter Wing 104th FW Chaplain Deploys and Delivers Message
Chaplain Kenneth DeVoie was deployed as a one-man team for 327 days to SOCKOR and stood up the first-ever Command Chaplain’s office from the ground up while providing spiritual and moral support for 120 Command Staff personnel in Garrison. The Chaplain was also responsible for the spiritual care of additional U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF) - (Army Green Berets, Naval SEALs, Boat Teams, & EOD, Marine Corps SOF, and Air Force SOF)
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2018
104th Fighter Wing 104th Fighter Wing Opens Renovated Hangar
Governor Charlie Baker, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Congressman Richard Neal and Maj. Gen. Gary Keefe joined the men and women of the 104th Fighter Wing at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the renovated main hangar, March 9, 2018. Speakers included Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, Congressman Richard Neal, and the Adjutant General, and Massachusetts National Guard Maj. Gen. Gary W. Keefe.
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2018
104th Fighter Wing Haldopolous Family Recognized with Air National Guard Award 104th Fighter Wing Family Named Air National Guard Family of the Year
The National Guard Family of the Year Award is presented to one Army and one Air National Guard Family each year from throughout the country to recognize them for their exceptional service to the Family Program. Col. Alexander ‘Snip’ Haldopoulos, retired commander of the 104th Maintenance Group, and the Haldopoulos family, Cathleen, Logan, Brody, and Jack received the Air National Guard award for their volunteer service during 2017 on February 23 at the 104th Fighter Wing, Westfield Mass.
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2018
Aircraft 131st FS Eagles soar into Tyndall
The 104th Fighter Wing, 131st Fighter Squadron from Barnes Air National Guard Base, Massachusetts, deployed nearly 200 members and seven aircraft to participate in Checkered Flag 18-1 and the concurrently running Weapons System Evaluation Program (WSEP) Combat Archer at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. Nov. 6-17.
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2017
The 104th Fighter Wing executed a Phase I and Phase II operational readiness exercise, Sept. 9, 2017 through Sept. 10, 2017, and Oct. 14, 2017, through Oct. 15, 2017. A Phase I and Phase II exercise evaluates deployment capabilities and the unit's ability to launch F-15 Eagles in a chemical environment. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Amelia Leonard) 104th Fighter Wing Always Prepared
The 104th Fighter Wing completed a Phase I and Phase II Operational Readiness Exercise, Eagle Claw. The exercise took place at Barnes Air National base, Westfield, Massachusetts, Sept. 9, 2017 through Sept. 10, 2017 and Oct. 14, 2017 through Oct. 15, 2017. All units with a wartime mission are evaluated on their operational readiness or their ability to conduct combat operations in wartime.
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2017
Col. Tom Bladen, 104th Fighter Wing operations group commander, visits refugee students at Highland Elementary School in Westfield, Massachusetts, June 26, 2017. The visit served as a means to help the children understand why they hear the loud screeching F15 jets flying overhead when playing outside and to help them understand the 104th Fighter Wing flies to protect. Bladen helps the honoree pilot of the day dawn a 104th Fighter Wing flight suit. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Julie Avey) 104th Fighter Wing Reaches Out to Refugee Students
WESTFIELD, Mass. – On the last day of school with the air full of excitement for summer Col. Tom Bladen, 104th Fighter Wing operations group commander, entered the art-filled halls at Highland Elementary School on his way to visit 8-12-year-old students. The visit was to engage with refugee students who have been in Massachusetts for three months to three years.
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2017
In preparation for the 2017 Westfield International Air Show, celebrating a Century of Air Power, on August 12-13, the 104th Fighter Wing hosted local community partners to participate in a Major Accident Response Exercise. Our community partners came from Westfield Police, Fire and Emergency Management, Massachusetts State Police, Emergency Management Agency and Department of Transportation, the Springfield Office of Emergency Preparedness, the American Red Cross, Mercy Medical Center, Baystate Health, Alert Ambulance, Westover Air Reserve Base, and Bradley Air National Guard Base. 104th Fighter Wing Hosts Major Accident Response Exercise with Local Agencies
In preparation for the 2017 Westfield International Air Show, celebrating a Century of Air Power, on August 12-13, the 104th Fighter Wing hosted local community partners to participate in a Major Accident Response Exercise. Our community partners came from Westfield Police, Fire and Emergency Management, Massachusetts State Police, Emergency
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2017
Twelve airmen from the 104th Medical Group and seven airmen from the 102nd Medical Group participated in a mass casualty training at the Earhart Terminal at Logan Airport in Boston Massachusetts.  Also present were members of the 139th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, part of the 109th Airlift Wing at Stratton Air National Guard Base, Scotia NY, who came in on the C-130 where most of the exercise took place.  (U.S. Air National Guard Photos by Tech. Sgt. Lindsey Sarah Watson-Kirwin) 104th Fighter Wing Participates in Large Excercise at Logan Airport
The 104th Fighter Wing Medical Group sent a team of medics, flight surgeons and support personnel to participate in the largest joint triage event held at Logan International Airport on Thursday June 8.The exercise organized by Veterans Affairs Boston helped participating organizations actually practice receiving patients from a mass casualty
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2017
Col. James M. Suhr assumed command of the 104th Fighter Wing during a change of command ceremony held at Barnes Air National Guard Base, March 5, 2017. Governor Charlie Baker personally administered the oath of office officially swearing-in Col. Suhr to the Massachusetts National Guard prior to the Change of Command Ceremony. Col. Suhr is the first active duty commander for the 104th Fighter Wing.  He is a dual status commander as both an active duty and Massachusetts National Guard officer as a part of an initiative known as Total Force Integration. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Tech. Sgt. Lindsey Sarah Watson-Kirwin) 104th Fighter Wing Total Force Change of Command
Col. James M. Suhr assumed command of the 104th Fighter Wing during a change of command ceremony held at Barnes Air National Guard Base, March 5, 2017. Suhr is the first active duty commander for the 104th Fighter Wing.  He is a dual status commander as both an active duty and Massachusetts National Guard officer as a part of an initiative known as
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2017
Staff Sgt. Timothy Mannion, the Three Man on the load crew, drives the jammer while Tech. Sgt. Lucas Hagopian, Weapons Load Crew Chief, oversees the load crew arming the 104th Fighter Wing's F-15 Eagle operations at the U.S. Air Force's Weapons System Evaluation Program at Tyndall, Air Force Base. The purpose of WSEP is to gauge operational effectiveness, to verify weapons system performance, determine reliability, and evaluate capability. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Senior Master Sgt. Julie Avey) Barnestormers Airmen Deliver Munitions for the Mission
Air Power starts with the weapons loaders as they bring the boom to the Weapons Systems Evaluation Program (WSEP), at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. A crew of three Airmen from the 104th Fighter Wing step to the aircraft preparing to load munitions for the mission at WSEP. “You load the aircraft up and the missiles are gone when they return back
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2017
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