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Emergency medical technicians from Atlantic City International Airport transport U.S. Air Force Maj. Jared Mandella on a stretcher during an air mishap exercise at Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., on Feb. 11, 2014. The exercise, which is an annual requirement for Air Station Atlantic City, involved the Coast Guard, Federal Aviation Administration, South Jersey Transportation Authority Fire Department, and the 177th Fighter Wing Fire Department. Mandella is an F-16 pilot from from the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Fighter Wing. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht/Released) 177th Fighter Wing participates in Coast Guard mishap exercise
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City was a flurry of activity on Feb. 11, 2014 during the facility's annual mishap exercise. This year's exercise scenario included the rescue of an aviator from the 177th Fighter Wing, forced to eject over the frigid Atlantic Ocean, followed by an aircraft collision at Atlantic City International Airport. Maj.
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U.S. Air Force airmen from the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Fighter Wing Honor Guard place the colors at the beginning of the Hometown Heroes Salute awards presentation at Absegami High School in Galloway, N.J. on Feb. 9.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Shane Karp/Released) Community, Guard leaders salute local hometown Airmen
Military leaders, family, friends and elected officials applauded at least 115 Airmen from the Atlantic City Air National Guard Base here, Feb. 9 for their military service overseas.The Air National Guard's Hometown Heroes Salute ceremony held at Absegami High School recognized those who deployed for more than 30 consecutive days since 9/11 as well
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U.S. Air Force Col. Bradford Everman from the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Fighter Wing boards his F-16C Fighting Falcon prior to takeoff in support of the total force security mission for Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2, 2014, at Atlantic City Air National Guard Base, N.J. Everman is the 177th Operations Group commander.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht) Securing Super Bowl XLVIII
While millions of Americans enjoyed Super Bowl XLVIII from the comfort of their living rooms, a select group of airmen from the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Fighter Wing were tasked with providing safety and security at MetLife Stadium on Feb. 2. While F-16C Fighting Falcons circled high above, airmen on the ground secured checkpoints and
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Greg Mascaro from the New Jersey Air National 
Guard's 177th Fighter Wing poses for a photo at the South Pole, Antarctica, on 
Jan. 6, 2013.  Mascaro is deployed as a Safety Manager with the 109th Air 
Wing, New York Air National Guard, as part of Operation Deep Freeze, a joint 
operation between the military and the National Science Foundation.  LC-130's 
from the 109th are specially modified with skis and rocket assisted takeoff, 
and transport supplies to remote science outposts.  (Courtesy photo)
Deep Freeze
While we dealt with inches of snow here in New Jersey courtesy of winter storm Hercules, the 177th Fighter Wing's own Tech. Sgt. Greg Mascaro has been measuring snow in feet at the bottom of the world. Mascaro, a Safety manager who works at Warren Grove Gunnery Range, is currently deployed as part of Operation Deep Freeze, a joint mission that sees
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Airmen from the 177th Security Forces Squadron practice room clearing procedures during an exercise scenario on Nov.16, 2013 at the FAA Training Facility, N.J.  Airmen practiced scenarios ranging from room clearing to entry procedures during the exercise.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman First Class Shane Karp/Released) Security Forces takes on active shooter training at FAA Shoothouse
Airmen from the 177th Fighter Wing's Security Forces Squadron conducted training exercises at the United States Air Marshalls' training facility in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. on Saturday.The training focused on the techniques utilized when approaching buildings, breaching doors and clearing rooms."The tactics practiced and utilized today will be
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U.S. Air Force airmen from the 177th Fighter Wing reset a cable during a cable arrester system exercise, Nov. 14, at Atlantic City International Airport, N.J. The system, which is tested once a year, can aid any tailhook equipped aircraft to stop safely in the event of a failure of the braking systems. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht/Released) Hooked
U.S. Air Force airmen from the 177th Fighter Wing's Civil Engineering Squadron performed testing on their aircraft arrest system here. The system is used to rapidly decelerate an aircraft in the event of an emergency brake failure or on short runways which may not offer the distance required for a traditional landing. "If an aircraft is coming in
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U.S. Coast Guard rescue swimmer Jason Foyne instructs U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Michael Gallinoto on rescue procedures as an HH-65C Dolphin rescue helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City approaches during a joint training exercise in Port Repubic N.J. on Aug 9.  Gallinoto is an F-16C Fighting Falcon pilot assigned to the 177th Fighter Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht/Released) Water Rescue Me
"The town is yours, gentlemen!" proclaimed Port Republic, N.J. Mayor Gary B. Giberson. On Aug 9., members of the 119th Fighter Squadron were met by Giberson at Harry Bowen Memorial Park along the Mullica River, for a day that saw the local community, the New Jersey Air National Guard, and the U.S. Coast Guard come together for a joint water rescue
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U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Patrick Fry, flight operations Soldier with the 57th Troop Command, New Jersey Army National Guard, holds a mahi mahi he caught aboard the Canyon Runner fishing charter boat at the Hudson Canyon, Atlantic Ocean on July 3, 2013. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Master Sgt. Andrew J. Moseley, Released) Fishing trip for vets a way to give back for charter boat owner
Five combat veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan were invited to go on the fishing trip of a lifetime by a NJ charter fishing outfit July 3.Deane Lambros, captain of the Canyon Runner, said the owner of the charter business, Adam LaRosa, arranged the trip, which included two New Jersey National Guardsmen and three retired active duty
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U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Joe Iacovone briefs opposing forces members before the annual Atlantic County crisis response exercise at Atlantic Cape Community College on July 12.  Event planners from the Atlantic County Prosecuters Office requested New Jersey Air National Guard assistance in evaluation, as well as providing opposition force members who would push the response teams to their limits.  Iacovone is assigned to the 177th Security Forces Squadron Anti-Terrorism Office, and is also a member of the Atlantic City Police Department. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht/Released) Professional Bad Guys
Airmen from the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Fighter Wing were once again asked to evaluate and participate in the annual Atlantic County crisis response exercise, which was held at Atlantic Cape Community College on July 12. A statement released by the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office said, "This year we sought out a "Team" with
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Default Air Force Logo Air National Guard Security Forces Senior Non-Commissioned Officer attends FBI National Academy
Senior Master Sgt. Dan Mitchell, 177th Security Forces Squadron superintendent of training, graduated June 14 from the 253rd session of the FBI National Academy. Mitchell's class was made up of 216 law enforcement professionals from 48 states, 24 countries, and three military branches - including the New Jersey Air National Guard.The FBI National
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