Air National Guard

Type: Organization
Name: Air National Guard
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Clock ticking on Delaware Air Guard's aging C-130s

Two C-130 cargo airplanes lifted off into the summer sky from the New Castle Air National Guard Base early Saturday morning, the 45 airmen aboard bound for Germany and 10 days of hauling Army paratroopers during a large multi-nation training exercise ... [Published Air Force Times - News - 4 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Vietnam veteran turns to activism for redemption

In a suburban courtroom outside Syracuse, before a jury of six men and women, Russell Brown talked about his days as a Marine in Vietnam.He talked about the fighting and killing – he was in Quang Tri Province, a bloody battleground in the late 1960s – ... [Published Buffalo News - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Flames tear through Somerville home

NWS confirms a tornado in Worcester NWS confirms a tornado in WorcesterUpdated: Monday, September 1 2014 9:11 AM EDT 2014-09-01 13:11:23 GMTThe National Weather Service confirmed a tornado in Worcester overnight after heavy storms moved through metro ... [Published 7 News Online - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Flying operations continue at ‘King Salmon’ with support from Norwegian colleagues

By Maureen Geraets-HeadORLAND, Norway - Soft raindrops hit the faces of the newly arrived personnel from NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen, Germany, when they step down the stairs of the transport aircraft. They quickly walk across the flightline to get inside ... [Published DVIDS - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Friends and Family Remember Air National Guard Pilot

By: Email/ News/ Headlines List/ ArticleAUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WHSV)-- Members of Lt. Colonel Morris Fontenot Jr. planted rose bushes in her yard this weekend.Kara says she is overwhelmed by friends and neighbors who came to her home in Massachussetts to ... [Published WHSV - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Longmeadow residents pledge to support pilot's family

LONGMEADOW, MA (WSHM) -The 104th Fighter Wing at Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield continues to mourn the passing of one of their pilots.Lt. Col. Morris Fontenot Jr. died this past Wednesday when his F-15 jet crashed into a mountain in rural ... [Published CBS 3 Springfield - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

The Air National Guard Mobile Experience at Taste of Colorado

The Air National Guard Mobile Experience is a free experience that provides people an opportunity to participate in simulated challenges that replicate the real-life experiences of Air Guard men and women during Basic Military Training, technical training ... [Published Denver Post - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Hawaii Guardsmen assist with Hurricane Iselle recovery

HONOLULU - During the early morning hours, on Friday, Aug. 8, Iselle reached the picturesque shores of Hawaii. Fearing the worst, many residents of Hawaii emptied supermarket shelves of water and canned goods.Downgraded to a tropical storm just before ... [Published DVIDS - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Kansas Air National Guard, UAF Provide $4.1 Million in Aid to Armenia

GLENDALE, Calif.—The Kansas Air National Guard, in cooperation with the United Armenian Fund (UAF), delivered $4.1 million of medicines and medical supplies to Armenia on Aug. 16.The National Guard provided the free air transport as part of its Humanitarian ... [Published Armenian Weekly - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

Widow Of Mass. Guard Pilot Killed In Crash Says He Died Doing What He Loved

LONGMEADOW (CBS) – The widow of a National Guard pilot killed in crash Wednesday says he died doing what he loved.Lt. Col. Morris Fontenot Jr. was flying an F-15C jet from Westfield to New Orleans for a radar update when he crashed in western Virgini ... [Published CBS Boston - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

Guard pilot killed in Val. crash mourned in Mass.

LONGMEADOW, Mass. — The widow of an Air National Guard pilot who died in an F-15 jet crash in Virginia says members of his Massachusetts wing unit planted 40 rose bushes in her yard to mark her birthday.Kara Fontenot said at memorial gathering at the ... [Published Boston Herald - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 23 reports

Pilot of downed Guard jet settled in Mass. to provide stability for family

After more than 17 years flying the F-15, Lt. Col. Morris "Moose" Fontenot Jr. was on track to reach the highest heights in the United States Air Force.Fontenot, however, had different aspirations, and sought more stability for his family, who moved every ... [Published Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Aug 30 2014]

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"None of us are happy about this interruption of our normal training routine, but you have our word we are doing everything in our power to ensure you are the best trained national guard in the history of the force" General Ashenhurst said
"We are still clawing our way out of the deepest recession since the Great Depression. It's going to be a good long time before we are able to take onon that kind of additional payment."
"My husband died doing what he loved..serving his country. Flying F-15, and what he loved even more was being part of a band of brothers" said Kara Fontenot, widow
"It makes you very glad to be a resident of a community that is supportive of anyone who is in need," said Marybeth Bergeron. "Certainly the turnout here shows that people are everything that I said. They're patriots; they're good strong people who show up."

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Why Is the U.S. Air Force Ordering Tents for an... [Published Gawker - 20 mins ago]
Live Q&A today with 174th Attack Wing's Col. Se... [Published Syracuse Online - 3 hours ago]
Clock ticking on Delaware Air Guard's aging C-130s [Published Air Force Times - News - 4 hours ago]
National Guard Training Is Delayed, Could Be Ca... [Published NBC4 Columbus - 6 hours ago]
Vietnam veteran turns to activism for redemption [Published Buffalo News - 21 hours ago]
Flames tear through Somerville home [Published 7 News Online - Sep 01 2014]
Casady: New fire stations, radio upgrades essen... [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Sep 01 2014]
Flying operations continue at ‘King Salmon’ wit... [Published DVIDS - Sep 01 2014]
Leadership Orange names Class of 2015 [Published Record Online - Sep 01 2014]
The Saga of the Spartans [Published Air Force Association - Sep 01 2014]
Friends and Family Remember Air National Guard ... [Published WHSV - Sep 01 2014]
Longmeadow residents pledge to support pilot's ... [Published CBS 3 Springfield - Sep 01 2014]
5 reasons NATO needs to worry about climate change [Published Responding to Climate Change - Sep 01 2014]
The Air National Guard Mobile Experience at Tas... [Published Denver Post - Aug 31 2014]
Hawaii Guardsmen assist with Hurricane Iselle r... [Published DVIDS - Aug 31 2014]
Cleveland’s 252nd MPs depart for deployment [Published Cleveland Banner - Aug 31 2014]
Kansas Air National Guard, UAF Provide $4.1 Mil... [Published Armenian Weekly - Aug 31 2014]
Widow Of Mass. Guard Pilot Killed In Crash Says... [Published CBS Boston - Aug 31 2014]
Guard pilot killed in Val. crash mourned in Mass. [Published Boston Herald - Aug 31 2014]
Guard pilot killed in Val. crash mourned in Mass. [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 31 2014]
MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Cont... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Aug 31 2014]
Fallen pilot's family thanks 104th, Longmeadow ... [Published CBS 3 Springfield - Aug 31 2014]
Longmeadow pays tribute to native son Lt. Col. ... [Published MassLive - Aug 31 2014]
F-15 Pilot confirmed dead [Published KOBI TV 5 - Aug 31 2014]
ARTSplus Calendar [Published PJStar.com - Aug 30 2014]
Texas and Chilean paratroopers plunge into trai... [Published DVIDS - Aug 30 2014]
Protesters Don’t Want Drone Command Center In M... [Published CBS Philadelphia - Aug 30 2014]
Plane Crash In Virginia: F-15 Military Plane Cr... [Published Travelers Today - Aug 30 2014]
Fighter pilot killed in Virginia crash identifi... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Aug 30 2014]
Air National Guard F-15 jets expected over NH t... [Published Union Leader - Aug 30 2014]
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Clock ticking on Delaware Air Guard's aging C-130s [Published Air Force Times - News - 4 hours ago]
Two C-130 cargo airplanes lifted off into the summer sky from the New Castle Air National Guard Base early Saturday morning, the 45 airmen aboard bound for Germany and 10 days of hauling Army paratroopers during a large multi-nation training exercise ...
MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Cont... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Aug 31 2014]
This is a five-year base contract, with no option periods. Location of performance is Massachusetts, with an Aug. 28, 2019, performance completion date. Using military services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies. Type ...
Fighter Pilot Was Killed in Virginia Jet Crash,... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Aug 29 2014]
The pilot of an F-15C Eagle fighter jet that crashed into a mountainous region of Virginia Wednesday morning was unable to eject and died in the crash, the Air National Guard said Thursday.The pilot's name was not immediately released. Col. James Keefe, ...
Pilot's body recovered after F-15 jet crashes i... [Published Greenspace - Aug 29 2014]
The remains of an Air National Guard pilot whose F-15 jet crashed in the Virginia mountains were found Thursday. ...
F-15 Pilot Killed In Virginia Forest Crash [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 29 2014]
A Massachusetts Air National Guard jet went down near Deerfield, Va. Wednesday. Military officials on Thursday said the pilot had died. View Entire List › ...
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