Fontenot joined the Massachusetts Air National Guard this past February, and was the full-time Wing Inspector General and an instructor pilot for the 104th Fighter Wing, based at Barnes air base in Westfield.
Many details remain unclear about the crash of an F-15C fighter jet Wednesday morning in Virginia. The jet is part of the 104th Fighter Wing at the Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield, Massachusetts.
The ongoing government shutdown doesn’t affect active-duty military, but it’s slowing down operations at two western Massachusetts air bases.
Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray visited Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield – the first of a 6-base tour – saying he and his administration want to protect the residents and employees of