140th Cyberspace Operations Squadron unveils new facility
The 108th Wing hosts a ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil the 140th Cyberspace Operations Squadron's new facility on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., March 27, 2019. The new facility is 13,000 square feet and cost $3.7 million. The 140th COS is one of 12 Air National Guard cyber protection teams, and are responsible for monitoring cyber-attacks to the nation's computer networks. From left to right, Maj. Walter Dragon, 140th Cyberspace Operations Squadron commander, Chief Master Sgt. Robert Hansen, 140th COS superintendent, Senior Airman Thomas Pietrulewicz, cyber systems operations support, Col. Patrick Kennedy, assistant adjutant general of New Jersey, U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Jemal J. Beale, the adjutant general of New Jersey, and Col. John Cosgrove, 108th Wing commander. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Julia Santiago)