104th Fighter Wing
People across the city and eastern Massachusetts looked up in the beautiful fall sky Thursday morning and caught a rare – and loud – sight.
Lt. Col. Morris Fontenot Jr.’s widow said she was overwhelmed by the hundreds of friends and neighbors who came to pay their respects to her husband at a memorial gathering in Longmeadow.
Lt. Col. James Goodson, one of the most decorated fighter pilots in World War II, was laid to rest Friday at Bourne National Cemetery.
A new commander will be taking charge of the 104th Fighter Wing at Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield.
In the changed world after 9/11 there’s an elite group of fighter pilots in charge of protecting the skies of the northeast United States, and they operate from right here in Massachusetts.