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  • Adopt-a-Family

    During the holidays, the Connecticut National Guard sponsors the Adopt-a-Family program to assist Army and Air National Guard families with their financial needs.
  • Answering the call: Bradley Air National Guard Base firefighters’ mutual aid response to B-17 crash

    The morning of Oct. 2, 2019 will forever remain a significant day for the firefighters of Bradley Air National Guard Base, East Granby, Conn. At approximately 9:56 a.m., a B-17 Flying Fortress participating in the “Wings of Freedom Tour” crashed into a de-icing facility at Bradley International Airport. Bradley Air National Guard Base firefighters, working as mutual aid responders for Bradley International Airport’s Fire Department, answered the call.
  • Air Force officers prepare cadets for leadership

    On a crisp fall morning in New Haven, Conn., ROTC cadets prepared to take a group picture outside of Yale University’s Linsly-Chittenden Hall. Standing next to them were decorated Air Force officers, whose footsteps many of them plan to follow.
  • Connecticut air transportation specialists essential to tactical airlift mission

    The Connecticut Air National Guard’s 103rd Logistics Readiness Squadron provides a wide range of services that benefit every organization at Bradley Air National Guard Base. At the Small Air Terminal, air transportation specialists, also known as “Port Dawgs,” play a crucial role in getting the 103rd Airlift Wing’s mission off the ground.
  • 103rd Airmen visit high school students for Veterans Day observance

    Airmen from the 103rd Airlift Wing joined other service members and veterans in the local community for Granby Memorial High School’s Veterans Day and Service Men and Women Recognition Wednesday, Nov. 6.
  • 103rd hosts blood drive

    Ingrained in the Air National Guard’s domestic operations mission is a dedication to serving local communities. This dedication was on full display during an American Red Cross blood drive hosted by the 103rd Airlift Wing at Bradley Air National Guard Base, Conn.
  • Medic Rodeo: 103rd Medics build teamwork, receive new Air Force training

    A team of Airmen from the 103rd Medical Group joined 18 other Air Force medical teams from around the world for the 12th annual Medic Rodeo at Cannon Air Force Base and Melrose Air Force Range, N.M. Sept. 17-20, 2019.
  • Flying Yankees welcome honorary "Pilot for a Day"

    Sporting a youth-sized flight suit complete with a custom embroidered name patch, 10-year-old Jadiel Aponte became the newest honorary pilot through the 103rd Airlift Wing’s annual “Pilot for a Day” program September 19, 2019.
  • JROTC cadets become Flying Yankees for day

    Libbey, a Cadet Colonel in Torrington High School Junior ROTC, and her fellow cadets toured Bradley and flew on a C-130 during a refueling mission with the 103rd Operations Group.