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  • Command Post functions as information hub, facilitates mission execution

    On an Air National Guard Base such as Barnes, it is vital for the success of the mission for everyone to work cohesively: from the different teams, flights and squadrons, all the way up to the groups and wing. Command post plays a key role in ensuring that the wing operates smoothly, functioning as

  • Services Airmen recall accomplishments from 2021, 2020

    Sustainment services Airmen in the 104th Force Support Squadron spent the last two years honing their skills and providing members of the 104th Fighter Wing with a wide array of capabilities.The Airmen provide the wing with culinary services, lodging operations, outdoor recreational activities,

  • 104th FW supports COVID-19 testing task force

    Fourteen members of the 104th Fighter Wing were activated to support Task Force Maher starting Oct. 12, 2021, throughout the state of Massachusetts.Task Force Maher is a joint Air and Army National Guard medical mission that established teams to help with COVID-19 testing of students and staff in 12

  • 104th Communications Flight cyber surety team, information gatekeepers

    Shaun St.Clair, 104th Communications Flight information assurance specialist and wing cyber security office member, and Keith Mudgett, 104CF information assurance specialist and communication security manager, are two of the individuals tasked with safeguarding COMSEC and performing vulnerability

  • 131st Fighter Squadron improves capabilities, safety with SPYDR

    The 131st Fighter Squadron became the first F-15C Eagle unit to employ SPYDR by Spotlight Labs Sept. 2021, at Barnes Air National Guard Base, Massachusetts.SPYDR is a system for pilots and aircrew that uses sensor technology to detect and monitor physiological changes, such as hypoxia. If there is

  • DAF COVID-19 military vaccination deadlines approaches

    Any active-component Airman or Guardian who has refused to obtain a qualifying vaccine by Nov. 2 and has not received, or, is not in the process of seeking, a medical exemption or religious accommodation will be in violation of a lawful order and subject to discipline under Article 92 of the Uniform

  • 104FW Airmen attend symposium, develop as leaders

    Five exceptional Barnestormers, hand-selected by wing leadership, attended the 2021 Air Force Sergeants Association Professional Education and Development Symposium July 24-28, 2021, in Orlando, Fla.The AFSA PEDS is an annual conference which serves as a platform for Air and Space Force enlisted

  • 104FW assesses capabilities with mobility exercise

    Airmen from across the 104th Fighter Wing participated in a mobility exercise August 9-16, 2021 at Barnes Air National Guard Base, Massachusetts.This exercise tested several units on their ability to rapidly deploy and process aircraft, equipment, cargo and personnel while maintaining mission