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  • 104th Fighter Wing holds F-100 Memorial, remembers fallen Barnestormers

    Barnestomers honored 13 Airmen fallen in flight from the 104th Fighter Wing during the F-100 memorial rededication ceremony, May 20, 2022, at Barnes Air National Guard Base, Massachusetts.The F-100 monument was originally dedicated on May 17, 1987 by the 104FW Chief Master Sergeant’s Council. It

  • Barnestormers awarded Army Achievement Medals for Task Force Powderhorn

    Fifty four Airmen from the 104th Fighter Wing were awarded the Army Achievement Medal for their work assisting the commonwealth of Massachusetts during Task Force Powderhorn at Barnes Air National Guard Base, Massachusetts, May 14, 2022.The Army Achievement Medal is a military decoration recognizing

  • Barnestormers train at Army hospital, save DoD thousands

    Twenty-nine members from the 104th Fighter Wing Medical Group and 13 members from the 174th Attack Wing Medical Group completed hands-on Medical Field Annual Training at Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, April 25-May 4, 2022. This training allowed 104MDG and 174AW members the

  • Who ya gonna call? 911 from a base phone

    The 104th Civil Engineering Squadron fire alarm communications center is staffed by a minimum of one firefighter 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.While working in the communications center firefighters respond to a variety of calls including medical emergencies, in-flight emergencies, and building

  • Barnestormers complete joint aircraft recovery training

    Nearly 50 Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve members from the 104th Fighter Wing, 158th Fighter Wing and 439th Airlift Wing completed a joint, hands-on Crash, Damaged or Disabled Aircraft Recovery training at Barnes Air National Guard Base, Massachusetts April 3, 2022.

  • 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