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  • Passing the torch

    Col. Frank Detorie relinquished command and Col. Stephen Gwinn assumed command of the 103rd Airlift Wing Nov. 4, 2017.
  • Fill Our Rucks

    BRADLEY AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Conn. (December 2, 2017) -- Members of the 103rd Airlift Wing’s Flying Yankee Running Club teamed up with the Rocky Hill Veterans Center and Connecticut Children’s Hospital for the 2nd Annual “Fill Our Rucks” Toy Drive 5k Run Dec. 2, 2017, at Bradley Air National Guard Base.The event helps to raise money and collect
  • New state-of-the-art facility enhances wing’s capabilities

    Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in celebration of a new fuel cell and corrosion control facility at Bradley Air National Guard Base, East Granby, Conn., July 26, 2017.
  • Air Guardsmen keep C-130H flying high

    SOUTHWEST ASIA – Air National Guardsmen assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron here are undergoing a transition during their deployment here. These Airmen deployed from the 103rd and 145th Airlift Wings, from Connecticut and North Carolina respectively, have come together to maintain the C-130H Hercules cargo aircraft.
  • Flying Yankees complete first combat sortie

    SOUTHWEST ASIA -- Citizen Airmen of the 103rd Airlift Wing completed their wing’s first ever C-130H Hercules combat sortie March 3, 2017 out of their undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. The service members, assigned to 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, delivered cargo and personnel to Iraq in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. “Our first sortie
  • Flying Yankees back in the fight!!!

    First-ever C-130 deployment for 103rd Airlift Wing.
  • Connectic Air National Guard Flying Yankees begin mobilization preparations

    As the 103rd Airlift Wing prepares to enter a new phase in the AEF deployment cycle, 48 Flying Yankees mobilized for a deployment to Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany on the morning of Saturday, July 9, 2016.Airmen from the force support and logistics readiness squadron and the communications flight volunteered to spend two weeks across the pond
  • Practice makes perfect in tight spaces for Flying Yankees

    During the 103rd Airlift Wing's June drill, Flying Yankee fuel systems maintenance personnel conducted a confined space training exercise at Bradley National Guard Base, East Granby, Connecticut, where they simulated the extraction of an injured Guardsman out of the fuel bay of one of their recently-acquired C-130 Hercules aircraft. The exercise is
  • Warrior Day 2016...Flying Yankees take to the field

    The rain finally let up and clear skies gave way just in time for Warrior Day at Bradley Air National Guard Base, East Granby, Connecticut.  The base-wide event featured two rounds followed by the top four teams battling it out in an all-out ruthless tug-of-war battle.  This is the 4th time the Flying Yankees of the 103rd Airlift Wing have held
  • Security Forces troops put on weapons display in Connecticut

    Three members from the 103rd Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms Training and Maintenance section volunteered to spend the day at the Hartford Armory to host a display table for a job fair February 27.      Staff Sergeants Brian Davies, Monica Cox and Brandon Gasiorek brought along an M240B machine gun, an M249 machine gun, an M870 shotgun, an
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