Latest Air National Guard News

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:23:37 EST
Press Release:Mass Air National Guard grateful for search and rescue support
Senior leaders from the Massachusetts Air National Guard express their gratitude to the many local, state and federal agencies that supported the search and recovery operations and continued to participate in the ongoing recovery efforts following the fatal crash of a 104th Fighter Wing F-15C aircraft in the remote mountains near Deerfield Valley, Va.

'The level of support provided by a More...
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:18:17 EST
Press Release:F-15 Pilots Identity Released
Following the fatal crash of a 104th Fighter Wing F-15C aircraft in the remote mountains near Deerfield Valley, Va. the family has asked that the unit share with the public the name of the pilot who was fatally injured Wednesday.

'On behalf of the family of our fallen pilot and with a sense of profound sadness, I am sad to share that Lt. Col. Morris 'Moose' Fontenot Jr., was killed trag More...
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:11:35 EST
Press Release: Pilot Status Confirmed
Officials confirmed today the pilot was fatally injured in the Aug. 27 crash of an F-15C Eagle in the remote mountains near Deerfield Valley, Va.

The pilot's name is being withheld pending notification of family members and will be released when appropriate.

'Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and we are doing all we can to support them during this very difficult ti More...
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:11:00 EST
Press Release - Search for missing pilot continues
The search for the missing 104th Fighter Wing pilot continues through the night in the Washington National Forest near Deerfield Valley, Virginia.

The Air Force F-15C Eagle aircraft the pilot was flying crashed at approximately 9:30 a.m. Wednesday; radio contact with the pilot was lost about 25 minutes earlier.

As of 11:15 p.m. Wednesday, approximately 10 search-and-rescue t More...
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:01:48 EST
Press Release: 104th Fighter Wing Aircraft Crash Over Shenandoah Valley Virginia
At approximately 9:05 a.m. today the 104th Fighter Wing lost radio contact with an F-15C aircraft during a cross country mission over the Shenandoah Valley Virginia.

The pilot flying the F-15C made a report of an inflight emergency prior to radio contact being lost. Subsequently there were reports of dark smoke being seen around the aircrafts last known whereabouts. Local law enforceme More...
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:56:00 EST
TN ANG lends hand at US Coast Guard Academy
More than 30 Airmen from the 134th Civil Engineer Squadron in Knoxville, Tennessee, traveled to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London Jun 1 to assist the Coast Guard in a joint effort to comple More...
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 18:07:00 EST
188th Wingman Day Olympics builds unity, resiliency
To develop unity and resilience among Wingmen new and old, members of the 188th Wing participated in a Wingman Day Olympics event held at Ebbing Air National Guard Base here Aug. 2.

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