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    Air National Guard's 174th Attack Wing to taxi MQ-9 on Hancock Field

    Air National Guard's 174th Attack Wing to Taxi MQ-9 on Hancock Field

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    New York National Guard

    HANCOCK FIELD AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, SYRACUSE - The New York Air National Guard's 174th Attack Wing conducts the unit's first operation of an MQ-9 remotely piloted aircraft on the ramp of Hancock Field International Airport.

    Members of the area news media are welcome to view the operation and speak with wing commander Col. Greg Semmel about future MQ-9 flights in Central New York.

    WHO: Colonel Greg A. Semmel, 174th Attack Wing Commander
    WHAT: A press conference announcing the first taxiing of the MQ-9 on Hancock Field International Airport
    WHEN: 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 19, 2014. Members of the Media MUST be at the Thompson Road gate of Hancock Field Air National Guard Base NO LATER THAN 12:45 p.m.
    WHERE: Main Hangar, Hancock Field Air National Guard Base, 6001 Molloy Road, Syracuse, NY 13211.

    Coverage Opportunities: Colonel Greg Semmel will provide a brief summary of current operations of the MQ-9 at Hancock Field. Immediately following, media will be able to photo/video the first taxiing of MQ-9 on Hancock Field. Following the taxiing event, there will be a brief question and answer period with Col. Semmel and maintenance personnel.



    Date Taken: 08.18.2014
    Date Posted: 08.18.2014 12:14
    Story ID: 139653
    Location: SYRACUSE, NY, US 

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