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Cadets' C-130 Ride Enlivens New York Wing Leadership Camp

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NYWG patch (final design, 7-21)A flight on a C-130 from the Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing added a special touch to the New York Wing’s Basic Leadership Encampment for about 40 cadets.

In addition to the C-130 trek, the cadets took in  KC-135 tanker, an A-10 Thunderbolt II and an AH-64 Apache helicopter, all on display at Hancock Air National Guard Base, site of the weeklong encampment.

109th_Airlift_WingF-15 fighters aircraft also flew over the base for the cadets to view.

The cadets spent the week immersed in CAP’s cadet program, participating in leadership classes, learning about careers in civilian and military aviation fields, and undergoing physical fitness training.
Lt. Col. Franklin Birt
Assistant Public Affairs Officer
New York Wing