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  • 104th Communications Flight effectively supporting the mission remotely

    The communications flight at the 104th Fighter Wing is responsible for supporting the mission by ensuring all things related to computers, landlines, cellphones, internet, intranet, and communications capabilities and infrastructure are working smoothly and kept up-to-date. With the implementation of large scale teleworking to support social
  • Local mom, preschool teacher activated to support 104th Fighter Wing in response to COVID-19

    More than 50 members of the 104th Fighter Wing, Barnes Air National Guard Base, Mass., are on orders and leading the way to help the Commonwealth in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Technical Sgt. Felecia Yager, a personnelist in the 104th Force Support Squadron, has been put on orders and is at the forefront of the mission, looking out for her
  • Air National Guard Airman perseveres, gains title of distinguished honor graduate

    For most Airmen, technical training school is a stressful, yet fun time where members are pushed to do their best in a tough academic environment while fostering relationships that often turn into lifelong friendships. For Staff Sgt. Maurice Roberson, 104th Fighter Wing paralegal and former Army National Guard diesel technician, the journey through
  • 104th Fighter Wing member making mask extenders on own time and dime

    More than 50 members of the 104th Fighter Wing have been activated and are working within their career fields to assist with the COVID-19 response efforts within the Commonwealth. Although Staff Sgt. Whitney Greaney has not been activated, she decided to help her community with her personal 3D printer. Greaney is printing mask extenders on her 3D
  • 104th Maintenance Group continues to support COVID-19 mission

    Airmen from the 104th Maintenance Group continue doing their jobs to ensure that the 104th Fighter Wing mission does not falter amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.Although the 104th aircraft maintainers have had to implement changes to ensure their health and safety, they continue to excel at getting the F-15 Eagles up in the sky.“We have smaller shifts,
  • Training never stops at the 104th Fighter Wing

    Every career field in the Air National Guard is demonstrating its ability to adapt and willingness to be flexible with the current COVID-19 environment, even from members who have not yet been to basic military training or technical school yet.Master Sgt. Heather Cekovsky is the formal schools manager and the Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge of
  • Neighborhood Support COVID-19 Response, Airmen and Soldiers on the Mission

    Security Forces Airmen from the 104th Fighter Wing, Barnes Air National Guard Base, Mass., and Soldiers with the 747th Military Police Company, Massachusetts Army National Guard, are providing security for testing sites and shelters for the homeless who may be positive COVID-19. The Airmen and Soldiers are working with the Springfield Police
  • Massachusetts National Guard Soldiers help administer COVID-19 tests

    Soldiers from the 26th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Headquarters Company, and the 126th Aviation Battalion helped administer COVID-19 tests to first responders at a drive-thru testing facility, April 9, 2020, on the Big E fairgrounds, West Springfield, Massachusetts.The testing facility, which was organized by the Executive Office of Public Safety
  • 104th Fighter Wing Public Health, innovating and educating

    Hundreds of Barnestormers are working in support of the COVID-19 pandemic and rely on the knowledge and expertise of the Barnes Air National Guard Base Public Health officer to guide them in keeping safe while on base and in the community. The 104th Fighter Wing Medical Group PH team is being led by Maj. Barbara Jones, the PH emergency officer, in
  • Got Your Six, Infantrymen reinforce the 104th Air Guard mission

    Infantrymen from 1st Battalion, 181st Infantry Regiment, Bravo Company, are activated in response to COVID-19 to ensure there is enough manpower available to safeguard the 104th Fighter Wing assets and personnel. During the pandemic, the infantrymen will be working alongside the 104th Security Forces.These precautions are being taken to mitigate