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  • Airman in the Spotlight: Senior Airman Adam Souza

    Security Forces Airmen are constantly training for any number of scenarios they may encounter while performing their missions. These defenders are always on guard, ready to respond quickly to threats to their installation, its servicemembers and families. However, stressful situations can occur anywhere, anytime, whether on or off duty. One 102 SFS
  • Airman In The Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Jason King

    Staff Sgt. Jason King has been a Supply Management Journeyman for the 102nd Logistics Readiness Squadron for the past year. Before that, King spent five years at the 267th Combat Communications Squadron. If you need training equipment or deployment items, he is the man to see.King chose the supply career field because of his affinity toward
  • Otis servicemembers receive complimentary dental care

    A four-person civilian dental team treated approximately 120 servicemembers at the 102nd Medical Group (MDG) building here Oct. 13-14.The dental examinations, which were conducted by Logistics Health dental professionals and funded by the National Guard Bureau, have been conducted twice a year each of the past four years. The goal is to provide
  • Airman in the Spotlight: Airman 1st Class Eddel Alamos

    Airman 1st Class Eddel Alamos has been a member of the Massachusetts Air National Guard on Otis Air National Guard Base for the past year. He is currently attached to the 102nd Mission Support Group as a knowledge operations management apprentice.When asked why he joined the Air National Guard, Alamos said, "I've always wanted to be in the Air
  • Airman in the Spotlight: Senior Airman Jonathan Cote

    Senior Airman Jonathan Cote temporarily joined the 102nd Communications Flight (102 CF), May 1 to Aug. 30, 2012, to complete required upgrade training in order to attain the next skill level in his career field."I needed to do my upgrade training and two noncommissioned officers here reached out to me saying they'd help," said Cote, a native of
  • 102d SFS Airmen reciprocate appreciation to local business

    For years, owner Harry Gnong and his employees at the British Beer Company (BBC) Restaurant and Pub in Sandwich, Mass. have frequently served military customers. When one of their fellow employees, Senior Airman Michele Copeland of the 102nd Intel Squadron, joined the 102nd Intel Wing, their personal connection to the military again grew. Then,
  • 2011 Thomas Flynn Award: Tech. Sgt. Michael Aducci, 102d CES

    I've been associated with the Air Force for over twenty years and during that time I've seen the men and women of the military do extraordinary things in support of their military organization, their community, and one another. So, it doesn't surprise me anymore to see military members go the extra mile to mentor junior airmen, support Wing
  • A New Life for Hawk found injured on Otis ANGB

    It took a little convincing to get her out of the cage, but on October 21, a re-habilitated female Red Tailed hawk was released back into the wild on Otis Air National Guard Base, where she was originally found injured and unresponsive.On September 25, 2011 the hawk was spotted on her back, unconscious, at the corner of Granville St. and Reilly St.
  • Security Forces Squadron pepper-spray training

        During the January drill more than eight airmen from the 102nd Security Forces Squadron conducted pepper spray training to familiarize themselves with the affects of the spray and ensure that they can still perform their duties, despite coming into contact with the spray .     Airmen took their turn standing in front an instructor before being
  • Chapel Call: October 2009

    I'm writing this article on the evening of Sept. 11, reflecting on the tragedy that marked this day eight years ago when some 3,000 people died. As a result, 1,600 people lost a spouse, more than 3,000 children lost a parent and some 422,000 New Yorkers were reported to be suffering from post traumatic stress disorder. Six months after the Dec. 26,
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