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NIAGARA FALLS ARS, NY-- Capt. Thomas Tryon a C-130 pilot with the 328th Airlift Squadron trains for his next weightlifting competition by practicing his cleans and jerks in the base gym  during his down time after a Unit Training Assembly (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Andrew Caya)

Air-lifting to weight-lifting: C-130 pilot breaks national records
All Airmen should strive for excellence in their physical training. Having a strong body can help Warrior Airmen during their PT evaluations, deployments downrange and being an overall asset to America's fighting force. One Citizen Airman has taken his physical strength to new heights. Capt. Thomas S. Tryon, a C-130 pilot from the 328th Airlift
0 5/31
2008
NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION, N.Y. -- Master Sgt. Jeff Gray updates squadron announcements in preparation for the upcoming May unit training assembly. A first sergeant for nearly four years, Master Sgt. Gray was named Air Force Reserve Command's First Sergeant of the Year for 2007. While deployed to Afghanistan in 2006 and 2007, Sgt. Gray held responsibility for more than 1000 Airmen. Currently, he serves as first sergeant of the 328th Airlift Squadron at Niagara Falls ARS.  (U.S. Air Force photo / Staff Sgt. Dan Lanphear) AFRC First Sergeant of the Year

0 5/26
2008
NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION, N.Y. - Flight operations and maintenance personnel from the 914th Airlift Wing board a unit C-130 aircraft bound for Southwest Asia.  These Niagara reservists are deploying in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.  (U.S. Air Force photo / Master Sgt. Peter Borys) Niagara reservists deploy in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

0 5/13
2008
NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION, N.Y. - Staff Sgt. Daniel Lanphear (left), Air Force Reserve and Maj. Gen. Robert Knauff, commander of the New York Air National Guard pose in front of Staff Sgt. Lanphear's hand-sketched artwork which portrays the unity between the Guard and Reserve at Niagara.  The Frontiersman on the left side of the artwork represents the 914th Airlift Wing (AFRC) and the Minuteman on the right represents the 107th Airlift Wing (NYANG).  Standing over Niagara Falls, they symbolize Citizen Airmen united in defense of our nation.  The C-130 represents the units' combined combat flying mission and this artwork commemorates the first ever Reserve/Guard C-130 association.  (U.S. Air Force photo / Tech. Sgt. Christopher Boswell) Team Niagara

0 5/06
2008
NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION, N.Y. - Col. Patrick Ginavan, 107th Airlift Wing commander, New York Air National Guard (left) and Col. Reinhard Schmidt, 914th Airlift Wing commander, Air Force Reserve, cement the partnership for the first ever Guard and Reserve C-130 association.  The association will allow both units to preserve and share their extensive flight experience and be combat ready in support of U.S. interests at home and abroad.  (U.S. Air Force photo / Tech. Sgt. Christopher Boswell) Guard and Reserve form partnership

0 5/03
2008
Default Air Force Logo Air Force Junior ROTC looking to hire "gray area" retirees
Air Force Junior ROTC is now able to hire Traditional Guardsmen and Reservists who have retired but are not yet drawing their retirement ("gray area" retirees). The passage of the 2007 National Defense Authorization Act allows AFJROTC to tap into the large pool of highly trained and motivated Guardsmen and Reservists. "We are looking for retired
0 5/01
2008
NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION, N.Y. - With the onset of Spring the 914th Airlift Wing has begun annual physical fitness testing for all reservists.  With the Air Force emphasizing the "Fit to Fight" motto, physical fitness has become an extremely important part of everyday life for each and every Airman.  (U.S. Air Force photo / Tech. Sgt. Kevin Nichols) Are you ready?!

0 4/30
2008
BUFFALO, NY-- Col. Renata Sierzega, commander of the 914th Aeromedical Staging Squadron (ASTS), formally announces the new training agreement between Sisters of Charity Hospital, Buffalo, NY and the 914 ASTS, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, NY.  Air Force Reserve medical personnel will receive dynamic nursing, medical and pharmacy technician, and nutritional medical experience in Buffalo's first Hospital. Reservists perfect battle field medical skills with help from civilian hospital.
A new training agreement between the The 914th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, U.S. Air Force Reserve and Sisters of Charity Hospital, Buffalo, NY was announced Tuesday, April 29.  Sisters Hospital, a member of the Catholic Health System hosts the reservists a minimum of one weekend a month during the unit training assembly for their competence
0 4/30
2008
NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION, N.Y. -- Lt. Col. Timothy McCoy (center right) accepts the flag and thereby the command of the 914th Mission Support Group from 914th Airlift Wing commander Col. Reinhard Schmidt.  Lt. Col McCoy takes over the support group command job from Col. Kurt Hammer (pictured far right).  Lt. Col. McCoy comes to Niagara from Beale AFB, California and the 940th Mission Support Group.  (U.S. Air Force photo / Tech. Sgt. Christopher Boswell) Niagara Falls welcomes new Mission Support Group commander

0 4/25
2008
NIAGARA FALLS ARS, N.Y. -- Air Force Reserve Master Sgt. Linda Chapman is reunited 28 years later with her recruiter, Irv Bizzel at Veterans' Hospital in Buffalo, New York.  This chance encounter brought back happy memories for both recruiter and enlistee. (U.S. Air Force photo / Airman Andrew Caya) Visit to local veteran hospital reunites senior NCO and recruiter
On a recent trip to the Buffalo, New York Veterans' Hospital in February, members of the 914th Airlift Wing provided valentines and shared stories and smiles with the veterans at the hospital. While giving out cards to the former service members, Master Sgt. Linda Chapman, 914th Commander's Support Staff, saw a familiar face. "At first I didn't
0 4/10
2008
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