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Air Guard begins Cities of Honor with jet for Madera

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At their initial Cities of Honor program, the 144th Fighter Wing of the California Air National Guard dedicated the first of many F-15 Eagle jet fighters to the City of Madera at a Friday morning ceremony at its base at Fresno-Yosemite International Airport.

Madera is also the hometown of the 144th Fighter Wing’s commander, Col. Clay Garrison.

“We are a community-based organization and the Cities of Honor program forms a connection with the local communities where are airmen live and work,” said Garrison.

In the future more Valley cities will be honored. “It’s a way to thank the cities for all their support,” said Garrison...


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