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104th FIghter Wing to Conduct Critical Wartime Tasking and Homeland Defense Training Exercise

Night flying at Barnes Air National Guard Base

104th Fighter Wing to Conduct Flying Training

The 104th Fighter Wing at Barnes Air National Guard Base, Westfield Mass., will be executing training September 26-30.

Massachusetts Air National Guard’s 104th Fighter Wing to Flyover the NASCAR Sprint Cup, New England 300

Massachusetts Air National Guard’s 104th Fighter Wing to Flyover the New England Patriots’ Home Opener on the 69th Air Force Birthday

104th Fighter Wing inadvertently releases flares over Southern New Hampshire

Predawn F-15 Launch at Barnes Air National Guard Base

104th Fighter Wing Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) Airmen Conducting Training Exercise

AIR FORCE OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE BARNES AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE AS A CANDIDATE BASE FOR THE F-35A

104th to Host Key State and Federal Legislative Members and Representatives

Massachusetts Air National Guard's 104th Fighter Wing Awards Ceremony and New leadership Change of Commands

Western Mass. native promotes to brigadier general

104th Fighter Wing To Deploy in Support of Operation Atlantic Resolve

104th Fighter Wing at Barnes Air National Guard Base named Air Control Alert Unit of the Year

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F-15A Future Static Display Aircraft Cocooned

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Taking Care of the Pilots: Air Surgeon Retires from ANG at Age 68

104th Fighter Wing Showcases Western Massachusetts' 182 acre "Pea Patch" and its Global Impact

104th Fighter Wing holds Distinguished Awards Ceremony and “Mother of All Change of Command Ceremonies”

Growing Up as an Air Force "Brat" to Fighter Pilot Today

104th Fighter Wing Airmen Experience Medevac Training with 3-126th Aviation Flight Medics

104th Fighter Wing Deploys to Germany In Support of Total Force Integration Training

104th Fighter Wing and 144th Fighter Wing To Deploy in Support of NATO Air Surveillance Mission

Dad deploys for final time with son

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Maintenance key to veteran aircraft 60 years' service

Director of Air National Guard visits South Dakota

Command Chief Master Sgt. Anderson visits 114th Fighter Wing

156th Airlift Wing hosts ANIMUS women's innovation journey

227th ASOS multinational TACP team trains with US aircraft

Historic operational aircraft transfer from 173rd FW

Air National Guard Director Rice makes historic visit to Iowa National Guard

Maui Airmen and Soldiers team up to clear flood debris

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The 104th Fighter Wing of the Massachusetts Air National Guard located in Westfield, Massachusetts, is an operational flying unit assigned to the Air Combat Command, and proudly claims the honor of being one of the oldest flying units within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Tasked to provide operationally ready combat units, combat support units and qualified personnel for active duty, the 104th Fighter Wing supports Air Force wartime contingency requirements and performs a variety of peacetime missions required by the Air Force and compatible mobilization readiness.
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When Air National Guard units are not mobilized or under federal control, they report to the governor of their respective state, territory (Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands) or the commanding general of the District of Columbia National Guard. Each of the 54 National Guard organizations is supervised by the adjutant general of the state or territory. Under state law, the Air National Guard provides protection of life, property and preserves peace, order and public safety. These missions are accomplished through emergency relief support during natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes and forest fires; search and rescue operations; support to civil defense authorities; maintenance of vital public services and counterdrug operations.
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The Air National Guard's federal mission is to maintain well-trained, well-equipped units available for prompt mobilization during war and provide assistance during national emergencies (such as natural disasters or civil disturbances). During peacetime, the combat-ready units and support units are assigned to most Air Force major commands to carry out missions compatible with training, mobilization readiness, humanitarian and contingency operations such as Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.

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104th Fighter Wing
175 Falcon Drive
Barnes ANG Base
Westfield, MA 01085
Telephone: 413-568-9151
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