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  • 104th Fighter Wing original member turns 100 years old

    Retired Col. Edwin J. Malikowski was one of the original unit members of the 104th Fighter Wing. He entered military service on May 8, 1938 as a rifleman with the Massachusetts National Guard. Riflemen served as a frontrunner on the battlefield and were the workforce of the infantries.
  • The 104th Fighter Wing Host’s the Westfield Chamber of Commerce Breakfast

    The 104th Fighter Wing held the Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce quarterly breakfast on September 20th.Westfield’s Chamber of Commerce is a “network of businesses and professionals working together to improve the quality of life for the community and build a strong economy.” The Chamber’s mission statement is to “develop and foster a
  • 104th Firefighters emphasize the importance of fire safety

    The National Fire Protection Association puts out a message each year to promote fire safety education with the message this year being, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice your Escape.” Everyone should create a fire escape plan and practice those plans at home. Fires can spread fast, leaving as little as one or two minutes to escape
  • The Benefits of AFROTC and Massachusetts ANG

    Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps prepares you for a career as an active duty Air Force Officer and leader, giving cadets the responsibility of a management position straight out of college. Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps also provides educational benefits and scholarships to cadets planning on commissioning.  The Massachusetts Air
  • 104th Fighter Wing trains, builds confidence

    The 104th Fighter Wing participated in a 24-hour four day readiness exercise and inspection during the November drill, Oct. 31 to Nov. 3, 2019, at Barnes Air National Guard Base, Massachusetts. Airmen spent the four days doing their respective jobs wearing Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear while Wing Inspection Teams verified that everyone,
  • 104th Fighter Wing first sergeant ready to assist wingmen

    Master Sergeant Fred Fopiano, the new 104th Fighter Wing Headquarters and Operations Group first sergeant, understands the value of his position as a first sergeant and is eager to help his fellow wingmen.
  • 104th Fighter Wing Airmen return from Florida

    Senior Airman Malvin Mwangi, 104th Maintenance Squadron integrated electronics technician, went on a temporary duty assignment with other members of the 104th Fighter Wing to Patrick Air Force Base in Florida. For Mwangi, the TDY presented new training, but it was also his first TDY which exposed him to many new experiences.
  • Former 104th Fighter Wing Airmen strives for greatness, receives commission

    Second Lieutenant Nicolle Mathison achieved her lifelong goal of becoming a commissioned officer in the United States Air Force, Feb. 7, 2019, during a commissioning ceremony held here.
  • 104th Fighter Wing Airman recalls positive impact of scouting, shares experience with son

    Senior Master Sergeant Marc Gauvin, 104th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance superintendent, was a boy scout growing up. He has stayed involved in the scouting community by working with his son Daniel’s troop, Troop 306 in Granby Massachusetts, as the assistant scout master.
  • 104th Fighter Wing Airmen depart for training at Patrick AFB

    Members from the Logistics Readiness Squadron, Operations Flight, and Maintenance Group were among those departing for training at Patrick Air Force Base this week.