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  • 104th Medical Group awarded new Air Force Specialty Code

    The 104th Medical Group is one of a few Air National Guard medical groups that is receiving a new Air Force Specialty Code.  Starting April 1, 2020, the 104th Fighter Wing will have five new openings for the 4C AFSC, a Behavioral Health Unit Type Code for traditional guardsmen. Airmen in the new career field will work with the Director of
  • Let the Games Begin 104th Fighter Wing Officers vs. Enlisted Olympics

    The enlisted and the officers of the 104th Fighter Wing began the battle on Saturday evening of drill. Airmen of all ranks took their places on the line for darts, shuffleboard, corn hole, foosball, giant Jenga, flip cup, and pool. They stood across from each other and could see eye to eye during a friendly competition of popular games. The event
  • 104th Fighter Wing dental technician shares experience

    The 104th Fighter Wing is full of hardworking Airmen who get the job done. The 104th FW Medical Group has a history of success in preparing Barnestormers to be mission ready and fit to fight. Master Sergeant Terrylee Lois Crowther is a Dental Assistant and the noncommissioned officer in charge of the 104th Dental Group. As a guardsman, Crowther is
  • 104th Fighter Wing celebrates Annual Awards Banquet

    The 104th Fighter Wing celebrated its 46th Annual Awards Banquet, January 11, 2020, Springfield, Ma. The banquet theme was 1920’s as a homage to the past and a look to the future. During the banquet, members celebrated achievements and reflected on the past year.  Chief Master Sgt. Maryanne Walts, 104th FW command chief worked with members of the
  • 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.
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