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Members of the 914th Aeromedical Staging Squadron are trained on patient transport into a C-130 Aircraft during an exercise, May 2, 2016, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y.  The exercise simulates potential real world activities and allows members of the ASTS to complete annual hands-on training. (U. S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Stephanie Sawyer) Joint Training Ensures Niagara Readiness
Nearly 200 members from the 914th Aeromedical Staging Squadron met with members of the 914th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron for a joint training exercise on May 2, 2016 on base. Members focused on hands-on medical field training as well as loading and unloading patients onto a C-130 Hercules and an ambulance.  “We’re training the ground crew how
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A C-130 Hercules flies over Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y., May 9, 2016 as part of a final 4-ship C-130 mission for the 914 Airlift Wing. The Aircraft are flying deployers to Qatar in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Stephanie Sawyer) Saying Goodbye: Airmen and Aircraft leave for deployment
    May 9, 2016 marked the first time since Desert Storm, more than 25 years ago, that a four-ship fly away of C-130 Hercules aircraft took place at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station. It was also the last, as members of the 914th Airlift Wing deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.       As the base and personnel prepare to transition
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Airmen from the 914th Maintenance Group reattach a propeller to an engine of a C-130 Hercules aircraft March 3, 2016 at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station. The aircraft underwent a routine inspection as part of required maintenance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Mekkri/released) ISO Inspections: Keeping Planes Flying
Every 540 days, the aircraft from Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station’s workhorse fleet, the C130 Hercules, are towed into a hangar on base for inspection. A thorough analysis is performed and, depending on the findings, planes may be stripped to the bone. Panels are removed, engines taken apart, propellers detached, noses lifted, wires checked, and
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Gabriel Curcione poses with family and members of the community, Friday, April 22, 2016, after receiving the Congressional Silver Medal at Wilson High School in Wilson, New York. Curcione received the award after performing more than 400 hundred hours of volunteerism, community service, and personal development. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Mekkri) Military Child recieves high honor
    April is month of the Military Child. This awareness month was established to underscore the important role that approximately 2 children play in the Armed Forces community.  Gabriel P. Curcione is one of those children.     Curcione’s father is a Master Sgt. with the 30th Aerial Port Squadron at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station. After
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Col. (retired) Robin Pfeil, 914 Airlift Wing, former Vice Commander, and Edith Fose, General Manager, base lodging, look through old post cards and photos during the Desert Storm 25th Anniversary reunion, April 9, 2016, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Richard D. Mekkri) Desert Storm veterans reunite for 25th Anniversary
Twenty-five years ago, the men and women of the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station made their return journey home. This weekend, they came home again.  More than 65 veterans of the Desert Storm War reunited Saturday April 9, 2016 some traveling from as far away as Arizona, to recount stories of their shared experiences. “The 914th airlift wing
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Col. Brian S. Bowman, commander, 914th Airlift Wing, meets with Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter on March 15, 2016 during the Air Force Reserve Commanders’ Capitol Hill Visit Program. The program is designed to build long-term, face-to-face relationships with members of Congress and their staffs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col. Paul DeLano) Commander talks Niagara on Capitol Hill
Col. Brian S. Bowman, commander, 914th Airlift Wing, met with members of Capitol Hill on Tuesday, March 15, 2016.Chief Master Sgt. Clinton J. Ronan, Command Chief of the 914th AW and Senior Airman Darian Baines, material management journeyman, 914th Logistics Readiness Squadron, accompanied Bowman on the trip. The visit was part of the Air Force
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Members of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 838 pose with members of the 914th Airlift Wing at the Airman & Family Readiness Center on February 29, 2016. The Auxiliary members delivered 200 care packages for deployed 914 AW members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Mekkri/released) Veterans group shows charity to deployers
Twelve members from the American Legion Auxiliary delivered care packages to the base on Monday, February 29, 2016. 200 packages containing toiletries and snacks were delivered to the Friends of Family Support Association for deployed men and women of the 914th Airlift Wing."It's a privilege for us to do this," said Ginger Lindner, president of the
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Default Air Force Logo CY17 EDEB Invitation to Apply
The CY17 Air Force Reserve Enlisted Developmental Education Board (EDEB) will convene Monday, May 16, at the Air Reserve Personnel Center, Buckley Air Force Base, Colo.The EDEB is convened to identify the best qualified enlisted members for placement in select, short, academic courses. Board members will evaluate applicants based on the whole
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Senior Airman Kyle Metz, 30th Aerial Port Squadron, signals to a forklift operator on Feb. 7, 2016 at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. Metz was selected as the 914th Airlift Wing Spotlight performer for February 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Stephanie Sawyer) February Spotlight Performer
Senior Airman Kyle Metz of the 30th Aerial Port Squadron is the 914th Airlift Wing's Spotlight Performer for February 2016.What is your duty title?I work in Air Transportation. We manage passenger services, ramp, cargo and special handlingHow long have you been in the Air Force Reserve?I've been in for 3 years.What made you want to join?I wanted
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Members of the 914th Airlift Wing participated in an anti-hijacking exercise on Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y., Feb. 19, 2016. The exercise took nearly two months of planning and commenced prior to a real world mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Mekkri/released) Exercise surprises Airlift, tests readiness
On Friday, February 19, 2016 members of the 914th Airlift Wing participated in an anti-hijacking exercise at the base.Four participants from various base agencies, acting as hijackers, simulated the takeover of a C-130 Hercules aircraft at approximately 12:30 p.m. The exercise was part of an anti-hijacking annual requirement."It's measuring our
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