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Recruiting Group Photo 106th Rescue Wing Recruiting and Retention wins regional award
Guard Recruiting and Retention office recently enlisted their skills andattained their annual recruiting goal of 100 percent, beating out 8 otherstates in the Northeast, winning the regional Patriot Team Award for FiscalYear 2015.Master Sergeant Matthew Repp, manager and supervisor of the Recruiting andRetention Office, attributes the success of
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WESTHAMPTON BEACH, NY - Air National Guard Chief Master Sergeant James W. Hotaling conducts his final jump from a military aircraft with Pararescuemen from the 103rd Rescue Squadron, 106th Rescue Wing over FS Gabreski ANG on September 2nd, 2015.

During his visit with the 106th Rescue Wing, Hotaling met with junior and senior enlisted airmen to discuss their needs and any ongoing issues they may be facing. Hotaling is the eleventh Air National Guard Command Chief Master Sergeant. He represents the highest level of enlisted leadership and is responsible for matters influencing the health, morale and welfare of assigned enlisted personnel and their families.
(New York Air National Guard / Staff Sgt. Christopher S Muncy / released) Air National Guard Command Chief visits the 106th Rescue Wing
The Command Chief Master Sergeant of the AirNational Guard completed his last jump and spoke with members of the 106thRescue Wing during a three-day visit in September.Chief Master Sgt. James W. Hotaling began his visit with an on-base tour andjump with the 102nd Rescue Squadron and 103rd Rescue Squadron, and ended histhird day with enlisted
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2015
Default Air Force Logo 106th Rescue Wing Pararescue Jumper Recognized as NCO of the Year
New York Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Douglas Kechijian has been named the Air National Guard's 2015 Outstanding Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year in recognition of his service with the 106th Rescue Wing.Kechijian, a graduate from Brown University, with a Masters in Exercise Physiology and Doctor of Physical Therapy from Columbia University,
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2015
Default Air Force Logo 106th Rescue Wing CATM Instructors Ensure Deployers are Ready for Combat
The massive Barrett sniper rifle, easily as long as the shooter is tall, barks out a single shot. The blast kicks up a cloud of dust that quickly engulfs him.  His spotter calls out "little high and to the right" following the shot and the airman readjusts before firing again. The amount of propellant in each round is roughly equal to a quarter
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2015
Default Air Force Logo Three 106th Rescue Wing Security Forces Squadron receive the Purple Heart
Three Air National Guard Airman from the106th Rescue Wing Security Forces Squadron received the Purple Heart Medalduring a ceremony at the American Legion Post 1545 in Eastport.Master Sergeant Christian M. Cote, Technical Sergeant Eric V. Auletta andStaff Sergeant Brian Hammel were awarded the medal for injuries sustainedduring two separate combat
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2015
Default Air Force Logo We are Extractors and we are here to help
"I guess you can call us the Pararescue (PJ) of the CERFP Unit" said Master Sergeant Foy, Chemical, Biological ,Radiological, Nuclear emergency response force (CERFP) extractor and 106th Rescue Wing Medical Technician.On November 14th and 15th, 106th Rescue Wing CERFP extractors, Master Sergeant Foy and Technical Sergeant Carroll participated in a
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2014
WESTHAMPTON BEACH, NY - Members of the 106th Rescue Wing Honor Guard participate in a flag ceremony during training on October 16, 2014 at FS Gabreski ANG.
106th Rescue Wing Base Honor Guard sets high standards for performance
The Base Honor Guard of the New York Air NationalGuard's 106th Rescue Wing performed 619 military funerals in 2013; more thanany other Air National Guard Base Honor Guard. The high-performing HonorGuard is also the eighth busiest in the Air Force overall.With 619 funerals conducted in the 2013-14 fiscal year, the 106th RescueWing's Base Honor Guard
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2014
WESTHAMPTON BEACH, NY – The 106th Rescue Wing celebrated Tech Sergeant Joseph S Napolitano’s recent awarding of the Henry E. Erwin Outstanding Enlisted Aircrew Member of the Year Award with a surprise ceremony during the October UTA drill. Napolitano , an airmen with the 101s Rescue Squadron, was recognized for his outstanding service in a ceremony attended by his fellow squadron members, base commander Col Thomas J Owens II, Command Chief MSgt Diana Manno, and his wife Dusty and children, Jordan and Chloe.  

106RQW Airman Recognized with Henry E. Erwin Award
The 106th Rescue Wing celebrated Tech Sergeant Joseph S Napolitano's recent awarding of the Henry E. Erwin Outstanding Enlisted Aircrew Member of the Year Award with a surprise ceremony during the October UTA drill. Napolitano , an airmen with the 101s Rescue Squadron, was recognized for his outstanding service in a ceremony attended by his fellow
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2014
WESTHAMPTON BEACH, NEW YORK - Colonel Thomas J Owens II cuts the ribbon and officially opens the new shopette at FS Gabreski ANG on September 11, 2014. Coast Guard Exchange Opens at FS Gabreski
Following several months of construction, the Coast Guard Exchange at FS Gabreski ANG opened its doors to waiting 106th Rescue Wing Airmen on September 11th, 2014.The original Exchange was torn down when the base warehouse was replaced with a running track, and the temporary trailer that replaced it was judged insufficient for the Exchange's
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2014
Default Air Force Logo 106th Rescue Wing Welcomes Secretary of the Air Force
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James recently visited the 106th Rescue Wing August 13th to get a first-hand look at the mission. "My initial reaction to you is one word -- 'Wow!'" said James. "You all and everything that you are doing is so impressive."James's trip from New York City to Westhampton Beach New York was no ordinary ride. On
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