Readiness exercises taking place at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — The New York Air National Guard began conducting readiness exercises at Hancock Field Air National Gaurd Base on Saturday.

Members of the 174th Attack Wing will continue to conduct a readiness exercise through April 15.

There will also be increased military traffic entering and leaving the base.

New York National Guard Airmen assigned to the base will participate in a number of scenarios that test their military skills. The exercise requires the use of simulated munition and will involve the use of sirens and the base public announcement system.

COVID-19 precautions are being taken.

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