• 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 6th Annual Soldiers on the Sound Fluke Fishing Tournament

    Servicemen and women from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard joined together for the 6th Annual Soldiers on the Sound Ltd. Fishing Tournament on Saturday, June 14 at the Smithtown Bay Yacht Club (SBYC) in St. James.This year, 123 'soldiers' powered out of the Smithtown Marina on 55

  • 106th Rescue Wing Saves with Motorcycle Safety Course

    Summer means the 106th Rescue Wing's motorcycle riders finally have a chance to hit the road, but the Air Force is concerned that the road could hit them; with tragic results.In 2013 nine of the 21 Airmen killed in automobile accidents died while riding motorcycles. A 14-year review of military

  • Members of the 106th Rescue Wing combine elements of fire and mettle

    Members of the 106th Rescue Wing Fire Department honed their firefighting skills this week at the Suffolk County Fire Academy in Yaphank, N.Y., with live fire training exercises on May 12th, 2014.The SCFA facility provides firefighters with training and experience suppressing fires involving homes,

  • Remsenburg-Speonk Elementary School supports 106 Rescue Wing deployers.

    SPEONK, NY - Last year Remsenburg-Speonk Elementary school students sent care packages to deployed members of the 106th Rescue Wing. On March 20th 2014, members from the ANG that were directly impacted by those care packages visited the school to show their appreciation. "It's an honor to give

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