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  • Service branches unite for large-scale training

    Over the course of five days, more than 200 military and civilian personnel met for a first-of-its-kind medical training event on base beginning Thursday, June 1, 2017. Bringing together members of the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, and the U.S. Navy, the training not only fulfilled annual training requirements but gave individuals hands-on experience
  • 914th Airman and Family Readiness Hosts Cadence Run

    914th Air Refueling Wing Airman and Family Readiness hosts a cadence run open to all members of the base and their families. The run was the first event of a busy day which included a Mission Change Ceremony for the 914th, followed by family day, a yearly gathering for 914th personnel and their families, hosted by the wing as a thank you to the
  • 914th re-designates as an air refueling wing

    A re-designation ceremony was held June 3rd here marking a significant milestone as the 914th Airlift Wing re-designated to the 914th Air Refueling Wing.  This ceremony ushers in a transition within the wing's history as we move to a primarily aerial refueling mission set. It is worthy to take pause and reflect on the great accomplishments of the
  • Cadets and base form partnership

    More than 40 cadets from the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps at the Rochester Institute of Technology took part in a field training exercise here, Saturday, May 6, 2017. The focus of the exercise, known as a Field Training Preparation Leadership Laboratory, is to prepare sophomore cadets for their summer evaluation at Maxwell, AFB Alabama.“The
  • Newfane students host military luncheon

    Newfane Elementary and Middle School students hosted a military luncheon for local veterans and active military, including members of the 914th Airlift Wing. The luncheon started with a recitation of the pledge of allegiance led by the elementary students, who followed with a performance of various songs and poems, all expressing their gratitude
  • 57th Annual WNY Armed Forces Ball

    Attendees share a dance at the Western New York Armed Forces ball at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, Depew, N.Y., May 13, 2017. The ball is the final event in a week-long observance comprised of various ceremonies and happenings throughout the local area meant to honor and remember those who have or are currently serving in the United States Military.
  • Niagara observes National Police Week

    Members here observed National Police Week with various activities held on base from May 15-19, 2017.  This is a week-long observation in the United States that was established by Presidential proclamation on April 10, 1962 by President John F. Kennedy.“Our goals are to recognize the duty and sacrifice of law enforcement officers around the
  • 914th Lt. named AFRC Civilian Firefighter of the Year

    The 914th Airlift Wing's Lieutenant Brian Nosbich was named the 2016 Air Force Reserve Command Civilian Firefighter of the Year. Nosbich was recognized as a result of his instructing hundreds of military and civilians every year.
  • Niagara firefighter teaches students CPR

    914th Airlift Wing's Assistant Fire Chief Joe Foucha visited Edward Town Middle School, Wheatfield N.Y. April 20, 2017 and taught students there CPR. This annual program is in it's 5th year and teaches 300 students per year basic CPR skills.
  • WNY proclaims Armed Forces Week

    The 57th Annual Western New York Armed Forces Week Opening Ceremony took place May 7, 2017 at Riverworks in Buffalo, N.Y. In recognition of this 57th anniversary, the eight counties of WNY proclaim Sunday, May 7th through Saturday, May 13th 2017 Western New York Armed Forces Week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Stephanie Sawyer)
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