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  • Bradley's Honor Guard recognized as program of the year!

    The 103rd Airlift Wing's Base Honor Guard program was recognized as the Base Honor Guard Program of the Year for the region by Hanscom Air Force Base. The 103rd Airlift Wing's Honor Guard supports the honor guard program there, as do a number of other Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve units all across New England and New York, by providing
  • Successful deployment shapes future training for all ACS units

    Airmen from the 103rd Air Control Squadron deployed to the National Guard Training Center in Sea Girt, N.J., June 8 - 18, where they successfully established remote connectivity to specific simulation systems located in Connecticut, an achievement that, according to unit leadership, had never been accomplished before by any air control squadron.The
  • Deployed training enables Airmen from CT, KY to increase proficiency

    Airmen from the 103rd Airlift Wing, Connecticut Air National Guard, and 123rd Airlift Wing, Kentucky ANG, deployed to the Combat Readiness Training Center here to participate in cooperative Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft maintenance training June 23 through June 27.This training deployment also marked the first opportunity to conduct an organic
  • Chiefs Gould and Gallant are ready for the challenge

    The Airmen of the 103rd Airlift Wing said farewell to Wing Command Chief Master Sgt. Edward Gould and welcomed Chief Master Sgt. Robert Gallant who was hand-picked to serve as the wing's new command chief May 4,2014.Gould departed the organization to serve as the new Connecticut Joint Force Headquarters Command Chief Master Sgt., filling the void
  • New AMC commander visits Bradley

    Gen. Darren W. McDew, who took command of Air Mobility Command in early May, visited the Airmen of the 103rd Airlift Wing at Bradley Air National Guard Base, East Granby, Conn., May 27, 2014.McDew is the 11th commander of AMC and leads all Mobility Air Forces comprised of civilian, active-duty, Air National Guard, and Air Force Reserve forces. The
  • Flying Yankee Warrior Day breeds friendly competition and teamwork

    The Airmen of the 103rd Airlift Wing gathered at what was once the base softball field to engage each other in a unit-wide contest of physical fitness and skill during the second annual Flying Yankee Warrior Day May 3, 2014. This year, the winning team was the 103rd Security Forces Squadron, commanded by Maj. Chris Pagoni. "The security forces
  • Bradley’s leadership prepares for hurricane season

    Leadership and various subject matter experts from across the 103rd Airlift Wing conducted a table-top exercise to work through hurricane response processes and procedures May 4, 2014. In the exercise a simulated Category 3 hurricane named Lulu was on a path through Connecticut, forcing some of the surrounding area to evacuate. In this scenario the
  • "Stealth Control" concludes deployment

    Georgia Air National Guard personnel assigned to the 727th Expeditionary Air Control Squadron are preparing to hand the controls of their equipment over to replacements as their unit's deployment comes to an end.The Georgians' home unit is the "Stealth Control" 117th Air Control Squadron based in Savannah, Ga. The deployed Air National Guardsmen
  • Teamwork and courage saves the life of an Airman

    An individual once said, "Fate rarely calls upon us at a time of our choosing;" a piece of wisdom several Flying Yankees can personally attest to after their combined efforts saved the life of a fellow Airman on April 4, 2014.As Col. James Galloway, commander of the 103rd Medical Group, completed his annual physical fitness test, he and the
  • Joint exercise provides great training for 103rd Air Control Squadron

    Two operations modules sit inconspicuously on top of a hill beneath the shadow of a skyward-facing radar unit. Huddled inside each module are air surveillance technicians, weapons directors and a mission commander taking part in a joint training exercise. The Airmen inside are communicating with the 255th Air Control Squadron out of Gulfport,