The 194th Fighter Squadron, California Air National Guard, is located at Fresno International Airport (IAP).

In June 2013,  the 194th converted from the F-16 to the F-15 Eagle, a fighter which adds air superiority capability to the Air Defense Mission.

(A U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle sits on the ramp at the 144th Fighter Wing during a ceremony to welcome the first F-15 Eagle to the Fresno Air National Guard Base, Calif., June 18, 2013. This F-15 is the first of several F-15s that will join the unit as part of the 144th Fighter Wing's conversion from F-16 Fighting Falcon to the F-15 Eagle. (Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt.Charles Vaughn)

(A U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle sits on the ramp at the 144th Fighter Wing during a ceremony to welcome the first F-15 Eagle to the Fresno Air National Guard Base, Calif., June 18, 2013. This F-15 is the first of several F-15s that will join the unit as part of the 144th Fighter Wing’s conversion from F-16 Fighting Falcon to the F-15 Eagle. (Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt.Charles Vaughn)

A U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle taxis onto the ramp at the Fresno Air National Guard Base, Calif., June 18, 2013. This F-15 is the first of several F-15s that will join the unit as part of the 144th Fighter Wing's conversion from F-16 Fighting Falcon to the F-15 Eagle. (Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Charles Vaughn) (Released)

A U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle taxis onto the ramp at the Fresno Air National Guard Base, Calif., June 18, 2013. This F-15 is the first of several F-15s that will join the unit as part of the 144th Fighter Wing’s conversion from F-16 Fighting Falcon to the F-15 Eagle. (Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Charles Vaughn) (Released)

Ashley Swearengin, Mayor of Fresno, is shown the cockpit of an F-15 by Capt. Jeff Blaufuss an F-15 pilot with the 144th Fighter Wing. The 144th Fighter Wing welcomes the first F-15 Eagle to the Fresno Air National Guard Base, Calif., June 18, 2013. This F-15 is the first of several F-15s that will join the unit as part of the 144th Fighter Wing's conversion from F-16 Fighting Falcon to the F-15 Eagle. (Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Charles Vaughn) (Released)

Ashley Swearengin, Mayor of Fresno, is shown the cockpit of an F-15 by Capt. Jeff Blaufuss an F-15 pilot with the 144th Fighter Wing. The 144th Fighter Wing welcomes the first F-15 Eagle to the Fresno Air National Guard Base, Calif., June 18, 2013. This F-15 is the first of several F-15s that will join the unit as part of the 144th Fighter Wing’s conversion from F-16 Fighting Falcon to the F-15 Eagle. (Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Charles Vaughn) (Released)

Col. Clay Garrison, 144th Fighter Wing commander, speaks during a ceremony to welcome the first F-15 Eagle to the Fresno Air National Guard Base, Calif., June 18, 2013. This F-15 is the first of several F-15s that will join the unit as part of the 144th Fighter Wing's conversion from F-16 Fighting Falcon to the F-15 Eagle. (Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Charles Vaughn)

Col. Clay Garrison, 144th Fighter Wing commander, speaks during a ceremony to welcome the first F-15 Eagle to the Fresno Air National Guard Base, Calif., June 18, 2013. This F-15 is the first of several F-15s that will join the unit as part of the 144th Fighter Wing’s conversion from F-16 Fighting Falcon to the F-15 Eagle. (Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Charles Vaughn)

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