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060214 - Barnes ANG F-15s and personnel support multi-national exercise in Pacific Command

053014Expect increased aircraft activity departing from Barnes Air National Guard Base Saturday through Tuesday.

030514 - Barnes Personnel Deploy to Hawaii for Exercise Sentry Aloha

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104th FW Participates in multinational exercise in Malaysia

August 2014 Commander's call

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104th FW Participates in multinational exercise in Malaysia

Former Massachusetts ANG commander finds joy in long career

Boss-lift to Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla.

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Service Members Receiving RAND Military Workplace Survey

Order of Nevada presented to Air National Guardsmen

ANGRC leadership recognizes top performers, shares story of heroism

188th Wing's Barr family named ANG Family of the Year

Joint-service color guard represents Guard during national PGA Championship TV coverage

Air National Guard base recognized by Energy Trust of Oregon

Wing Inspection Team test unit readiness

ANG paves way for Airman with eyes on the sky

173rd Fighter Wing Eagles fly over wildland fires

National Guard enlisted association convenes in Arizona

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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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