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Default Air Force Logo Commander, dentist, inspires
For more than 20 years, Col. Victor Brown, dentist, and commander of the 914th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, has made annual humanitarian missions to Haiti. As part of a team of dentists, "Doc" Brown treats more than 100 Haitian patients daily in less than optimal conditions. This selflessness has inspired another dentist, Maj. Stanley Michel, also
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Default Air Force Logo AF dentist traces roots, aids Haitians
Maj. Stanley Michel, a dentist from the 914th Airlift Wing, volunteers in Haiti annually to treat the less fortunate. Michel, who's parents are both from Haiti, feels a duty to give back to the poorest country in the Americas.  Using limited resources, Michel, along with two other dentists, treated more than 100 patients daily.
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Default Air Force Logo Niagara packs last parachute
Master Sgt. John Wendelin, Aircrew Flight Equipment Craftsman, has repacked the last B-A 22 parachute here.  Airmen from Niagara have been packing parachutes for more than 40 years and Wendelin has been performing this task for 20 of those. This is the last parachute repack for AFE as the wing converts from the C-130 Hercules to the KC-135
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U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft with the 914th Airlift Wing, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y., fly in formation over Niagara Falls, Feb 4, 2017. The 914th Airlift Wing is commemorating the departure of their C-130 Hercules aircraft as they transition in to becoming a Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker air refueling wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. John R. Nimmo, Sr./Released) Thunder over Niagara Falls
U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft with the 914th Airlift Wing, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y., fly in formation over Niagara Falls, Feb 4, 2017. The 914th Airlift Wing is commemorating the departure of their C-130 Hercules aircraft as they transition in to becoming a Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker air refueling wing. (U.S. Air Force photo
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Senior Airman Gina M. Delano, 914th Logistics Readiness Squadron, meets Secretary of the Air Force Deborah L. James, Jan. 13, 2017, Washington D.C. Delano was visiting her father, Lt. Col. Paul R. Delano Jr., a congressional liaison with the U.S. House of Representatives, when the chance encounter took place.  Niagara Airman meets SECAF
Senior Airman Gina M. Delano, 914th Logistics Readiness Squadron, meets Secretary of the Air Force Deborah L. James, Jan. 13, 2017, Washington D.C. Delano was visiting her father, Lt. Col. Paul R. Delano Jr., a congressional liaison with the U.S. House of Representatives, when the chance encounter took place.
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Col. Brian Bowman, Commander, 914th Airlift Wing, speaks in front of members of the Buffalo and Niagara community during the KC-135 Arrival Ceremony, February 2, 2017, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. The arrival of the Stratotanker marks the beginning of a transition for the 914th, from an Airlift Wing to an Air Refueling Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Stephanie Sawyer) Niagara welcomes back familiar sight
The 914th Airlift Wing here entered a new era as they welcomed the arrival of their first KC-135R Stratotanker at a ceremony here, Feb. 2, 2017.Since being activated in 1963, the 914th AW has continuously provided airlift support, first with the C-119 Flying Boxcar and then the C-130 Hercules. Today marks another step in the process of their
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A KC-135 aircraft arrives at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station N.Y., Feb 1, 2017, marking the official arrival and the beginning of a transition of the 914th's mission from an Airlift Wing to an Air Refueling Wing. This is the first of eight aircraft that will be flown in over the course of the next several months. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Stephanie Sawyer) Niagara begins transition to new air frame
A KC-135 aircraft arrives at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station N.Y., Feb 1, 2017, marking the official arrival and the beginning of a transition of the 914th's mission from an Airlift Wing to an Air Refueling Wing. This is the first of eight aircraft that will be flown in over the course of the next several months. (U.S. Air Force photo by
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As the 914th Airlift Wing continues the transition to its new mission as an Air Refueling Wing, the first group of veteran aircrew members to train at Altus AFB Oklahoma on the KC-135 airframe will graduate and begin returning home in February.  This return of 328th Airlift Squadron aircrew members coincides with the arrival of the first KC-135 to enter the 914th inventory in February.  Pictured left to right:  Capt. Chris Pike, Capt. Cory Bota, Maj. Dennis Jakubczyk, Lt. Tyler Savoie, Capt. Travis Richards, Maj. Justin Fadem, Lt. Colton Thomas, Senior Airman Charles Meagher.  (Courtesy Photo) Niagara aircrew transition to new airframe
As the 914th Airlift Wing continues the transition to its new mission as an Air Refueling Wing, the first group of veteran aircrew members to train at Altus AFB Oklahoma on the KC-135 airframe will graduate and begin returning home in February. This return of 328th Airlift Squadron aircrew members coincides with the arrival of the first KC-135 to
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Tech. Sgt. Aleksander Wojciechowicz received the Air Force Reserve Command 2016 Outstanding Security Forces Flight-Level NCO Award.  This is an annual award given to recognize individual achievement and performance. Niagara security airmen receive honors
Two members of the 914th Security Forces Squadron have received Individual security forces awards from the Air Force Reserve Command for 2016.Senior Airman Samantha Negron received the Airman 1st Class Elizabeth Jacobson Award for expeditionary excellence, while Tech. Sgt. Aleksander Wojciechowicz received the Outstanding Security Forces
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914th Fire Emergency Services Flight firefighter Zachary Weneck instructs Staff Sgt. Keith Partlow, 914th Maintenance Squadron, on the procedure changes to CPR and the Automated External Defibrillator at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. January 25, 2017.  Members of the 914th Airlift Wing train continuously to remain current, qualified, and mission ready.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kevin Nichols) Keeping current, qualified and mission ready
Each year approximately 350 to 750 Department of Defense personnel are instructed by the 914th Fire and Emergency Services Flight in proper CPR and Automated External Defibrillator procedures.Classes are offered on a monthly basis to any DoD federal or military member. Training is also provided during Guard and Reserve Unit Training Assembly
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