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Default Air Force Logo AF responds to National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force
The Air Force responded to the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force's recommendations in a report to Congress March 4.Of the Commission's 42 recommendations, Air Force officials disagreed with only one and are already in the process of implementing 25, as well as developing plans or pilot programs for another 16."The body of work
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Assistant Fire Chief Joseph Foucha (left), 914th Fire Emergency Services, is congratulated on being selected the Air Force Reserve Command's Department of Defense Civilian Fire Officer of the Year by Col. Alan Teauseau, 914th Mission Support Group commander, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. March 4, 2015.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Peter Borys) Niagara Firefighter selected for AFRC award
Joseph Foucha, Assistant Fire Chief, 914th Fire Emergency Services was selected as the Air Force Reserve Command's Department of Defense Civilian Fire Officer of the Year.Highlighting Foucha's award package are: his development of the "Saving Lives Program," teaching life-saving interventions to middle school children throughout the area, as well
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Pegasus Support Services, the snow removal team for Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, blows snow into a vacant field off of an access road on base, February 25, 2015. Snow accumulation for the Western New York region has been so extreme that plows have run out of places on base to dump the snow. (Courtesy Photo) Where did all the snow go?
So far this year, the base has seen an unusually large amount of snowfall. As a result, NFARS, like many places in the region have run into the issue of where to put excess snow. To combat this problem, Pegasus Support Services, the contracted snow removal team for the base, has begun relocating the overabundance of snow onto an access road and
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Ash Carter became the 25th secretary of Defense Feb. 17, after having served previously as deputy defense secretary, defense acquisition chief and assistant secretary for global strategic affairs. Carter's message to DOD workforce
Ash Carter, who was sworn in as the 25th secretary of Defense Feb. 17, laid out his top priorities in a message to the Defense Department workforce.Carter's message reads as follows:To all Department of Defense personnel:I am honored to become your Secretary of Defense. I am proud to lead men and women who devote their lives to the highest calling
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Maj. Stanley Michel, general dentist, 914th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, performs dental care on a patient during a recent trip to the Macieux region of the Republic of Haiti. Michel traveled to Haiti as part of a humanitarian visit. (Courtesy photo by Maj. Stanley Michel) 914 ASTS dentists travel to Haiti to give care and comfort
Service before Self.Members of the Air Force Reserve learn this Air Force Core Value early in Basic Military Training and practice it throughout their career. At a minimum, Service before Self tells us that professional duties take precedence over personal desires.Often times however, a humanitarian trip to assist those who are less fortunate can
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Col. Steven Parker, commander, 914th Airlift Wing addresses members of the unit before Wingman Day at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y., Feb. 7, 2015. This year's event focused on suicide prevention and fostering positive relationships. (U.S. Air Force photo Tech. Sgt. Stephanie Sawyer) "I Am Connected"- 914th Airlift Wing: support when it's needed the most
What does it mean to be connected? Merriam-Webster's dictionary defines connected as: 1. having the parts or elements logically joined or linked together, 2. having social, professional, or commercial relationships.The uniqueness of military relationships makes being connected both challenging and rewarding. The nature of a military career has
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Technical Sergeants Ronald Olson (left) and Anthony Battaglia, Crew Chiefs, 914th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron display their custom made valentine cards at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. on February 10, 2015.  School children from various local schools in Erie County, N.Y. prepared these cards and many more with love and admiration to many local Western New York military members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Peter Borys) With love, from Erie County
Military members here at the base received special greetings just in time for Valentines Day.Erie County Legislator Edward Rath III, District 6 (Amherst, Clarence, Newstead), along with Legislator Lynne Dixon representing District 9 (Buffalo, Lackawanna, Hamburg), and Legislator Joseph Lorigo, District 10 (West Seneca, Elma, Marilla, Aurora, Wales,
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914th Airlift Wing Spotlight Performer of the Month for February 2015, Master Sgt. Eric Moseman, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kevin Nichols) February spotlight performer
What is your home town?Niagara Falls NY, a few minutes from the baseWhat are your current duties?Normally:  COMM/NAV/Electronic Counter MeasuresTemporarily:  Support Flight ChiefAre you married?Yes, got married at the Base Chapel, had the reception at the old Falcon Club, and had the honeymoon in the General's Quarters at Lodging 18 years ago.Do
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Colonel Louis Patriquin, Vice Commander, 22nd Air Force, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, GA, speaks to members of the Rising Six during his tour, February 7, 2015, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. The Rising Six is a base organization whose focus is to promote professionalism throughout the squadron and group personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Stephanie Sawyer) 22 AF Vice tours Niagara
Col. Louis Patriquin, 22nd Air Force Vice Commander, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga., visited the base February 6-8, 2015.As part of his tour, Col. Patriquin stopped by the 914th Operations Group for a briefing on a newly installed media wall which allows operations to run more efficiently with live updates and instantaneous communications between
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Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station contracted Snow removal laborers for Satellite Services Inc.  remove snow from all sidewalks and building doorways at the base on January 30, 2015. Despite the recent snowfall, workers commented that 2015 has not been a bad year for snow removal, so far. (U.S. Air Force photo by Peter Borys) Snow business as usual at Niagara
Once again it's time to break out the snow shovels, snow blowers and any other snow removal equipment. After a brief break from snowfall and below average temperatures in the Niagara Region it's once again getting another dose of what mother nature has to offer. Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station contracted Snow removal laborers for Satellite
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