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  • AFRC restructures the enlisted grade force

    On October 1, more than 3,500 enlisted Reserve Citizen Airmen will see upgrades to their grade authorizations.MAJCOM senior enlisted leaders and other key members reviewed, evaluated and restructured the enlisted grade authorizations as part of the Enlisted Grade Council, established in 2016. The council grew out of a continuous process improvement
  • First responder from 914th FES shares poignant memories of 9/11

    The bustling streets of New York City had never been so quiet. The only sounds that could be heard through the thick walls of ash and smoke were the beeping sounds of heavy equipment in reverse, mere blocks from ground zero. It did not matter what you were wearing that day, because everyone looked the same. Gray. The smell of metal, burning rubber,
  • Air Force Reserve takes center stage at AFA conference

    AFRC leaders played a prominent role during the conference as Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, chief of the Air Force Reserve and AFRC commander, led discussions on “Using the Competitive Edge to Train How We Fight,” and Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White Jr., AFRC command chief master sergeant, joined a panel on “Building Enlisted Leaders.”
  • Reserve readiness for today and the future

    The reemergence of long-term strategic and great-power competition necessitates that the Air Force Reserve grow its capabilities to meet the demands of the future operating environment while integrating with AETC and the Air National Guard.
  • 914th ARW honors lives lost in tragedy on American soil 18 years ago

    A 9/11 remembrance ceremony was held here on the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.For several years now, the base has come together to not only show support, but also to recognize and honor the lives lost in September 2001.“For all of us, the events of September 11, 2001 will forever live in our memories,” said Maj. Christopher Pike, a 914th
  • Award of the half winners announced

    Congratulations to the following 914th Air Refueling Wing members who have earned Award of the Half honors:  Category Winner Unit       Airman Senior Airman Jessica Miller 914 AES NCO Staff Sgt. Charles Meagher 328 ARS SNCO
  • Niagara announces STEP II promotions

    Congratulations to the following 914th Air Refueling Wing Airmen selected via the STEP II program for promotion on October 1st 2019. Each has demonstrated outstanding potential and the ability to serve in the next higher grade. The STEP II program is a commander's program designed to promote the most deserving Airmen, especially those who are
  • Former POW addresses deployers

    Flying an F-4C Phantom, the Georgia native was shot down in November 1967 over North Vietnam and held captive through March 1973. He spoke about the challenges of having been captured, returning home, how to survive and what he did to do so. His Texas audience consisted of participants in Yellow Ribbon, which promotes the well-being of pre- and post-deployment reservists and those closest to them by connecting them with resources.
  • Congratulations to Niagara's newest Lt Col selects

    Congratulations to the 914th Air Refueling Wing's newest Lieutenant Colonel selects: Vanessa Bowman, 914th Force Support SquadronDennis Jakubczyk, 914th Air Refueling WingStanley Michel, 914th Aeromedical Staging Squadron John Redmond, 914th Aeromedical Staging SquadronMerle Schreckengost, 914th Operations Support SquadronEric Schwinge, 914th Air
  • Patriot Warrior: more than an exercise

    More than 600 Reserve Citizen Airmen from 42 installations have descended upon three different military installations as Patriot Warrior 2019 kicks off, here.