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  • Team Niagara holds multi-agency exercise

    On Thursday, September 1, 2016 agencies from various base and community organizations came together, on base, for a hazardous materials exercise. Around 9 a.m., Base security forces members “found” a suspicious package, kicking off the training. The exercise showcased the interoperability of base and local first responder units in a simulated
  • EOD learns by building IEDs

          During the week of August 8-12, 2016 the 914th Airlift Wing Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit hosted an advanced improvised explosive device electronics course on base.       “In order to take IEDs apart, you generally need to know how to build them,” said Chief Master Sgt.Jason Knapp, flight chief, 914th EOD. “They’re
  • 914th Airlift Wing welcomes new Command Chief

    Chief Master Sergeant Kenneth Eason assumed responsibility as Command Chief of the 914th Airlift Wing in a ceremony held here, on  Aug. 6, 2016.Eason enlisted in the Air Force 31 March 1998, graduating from Basic Military Training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas and Fire Technical School at Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas both as an Honor
  • AFRC, NFARS recognize community partner

    During a visit to the base earlier this year, Lt. Gen. James Jackson, serving as the commander of Air Force Reserve Command, met with Dan Norton, Director of Psychological Health, 914th Airlift Wing, for a short briefing about the status of mental health at NFARS and heard about the work of community partners who assist the base in this regard.
  • Cutting a ribbon at NFARS

    The Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016 for the new flight simulator building. This event was attended by several local elected officials and civic leaders. This $5.2 million project will continue efforts to provide the opportunity for more efficient military operations in Western New York.
  • 914th AW’s C-130s say final goodbye to AUAB

    After 11 years of deploying here supporting the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility, Airmen from the 914th Airlift Wing out of Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y., will say their goodbyes as they end their rotation and fly out with their C-130 Hercules’ for the final time before they transition to KC-135 Stratotankers. The
  • Military children enjoy camp

        Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station hosted a kid’s camp at the base from August 8-12, 2016. The camp is for children of Air Force Guard, Reserve and Active Duty members, ranging in age from 8-12 years old. Additionally, teenagers, ages 13-18 may participate as assistants to the counselors.       Kid’s camp is held for one week over the summer
  • 914th Airman presents civilian employer with ESGR Patriot Award

    Lt. Robert Sullivan, Wilmorite Security, Rochester, N.Y., was presented with the ESGR (Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve) Patriot award by Staff Sgt. Jake Giovati, a civilian employee of his and an Emergency Management Specialist with the 914th Civil Engineer Squadron on August 7, 2016 at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. Staff
  • Blood drive held on base

    On Tuesday, July 19, 2016, The American Red Cross held a blood drive at the chapel annex here. Red Cross employees and volunteers began setting up at 9 a.m. for military members, civilians and contractors who wanted to donate time and blood.“I’ve donated a couple of gallons of blood,” said Master Sgt. Doug Kalota, crew chief, 914thAircraft
  • Niagara partners for multi-agency communications exercise

        Approximately a year and a half ago, the 914th Communications Squadron was appointed Pilot Unit for the Air Force Reserve Command Joint Incident Site Communications Capability (JISCC) deployment.           On Monday, July 11th, 2016, the JISCC began when the 914th Airlift Wing hosted Vital Connections-Niagara, a two week, multi-agency exercise
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