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  • What's in a name?

    Colonel Mark Larson (left), 914th Air Refueling Wing commander, poses for a photo along with (front row L - R) Col. Erik Aufderheide, 914th ARW vice commander, Lt. Col. Christopher Pfeil, 914th Operations Support Squadron commander, Lt. Col. Amy Johannsen, 914th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron commander, (Back row L- R) Tech. Sgt. Jarrett Mock, 914th
  • Niagara welcomes new operations commander

    During a formal change of command ceremony here August 3rd, Col. Jeromie Sheldon accepted command of the 914th Operations Group from 914th Air Refueling Wing commander Col. Mark Larson.Col. Sheldon replaces Col. Erik Aufderheide, Vice Commander of the 914 ARW, who had been acting OG commander in addition to his role as vice.Col. Sheldon comes to
  • Building stronger Airmen through Resiliency Total Force Partnerships

    The stress of performing operations for an extended time, frequent deployments and exposure to extreme violence eventually takes a toll on Airmen. The 655th Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Wing, 718th Intelligence Squadron, makes taking care of Airmen a priority, providing services and events designed to discuss and actively participate in team resilience training.
  • Niagara maintainers return home from deployment

    Eight 914th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron members return home to Niagara Falls ARS July 19, 2019 after a four month deployment overseas in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Master Sgt. Kevin Nichols)
  • Developmental education opportunities for Reserve Citizen Airmen

    Air Force Reserve Citizen Airmen are selected every year to attend Developmental Education courses boarded through the Reserve School Selection Board (RSSB A&B), Reserve Developmental Education Designation Board (RDEDB), and Enlisted Developmental Education Board (EDEB). The boards are held quarterly over a five-day period at HQ Air Reserve
  • Individual Reservist RDEDB applications due Aug. 28

    Applications for the academic year 2018-2019 Reserve Developmental Education Designation Board (RDEDB) must be submitted via vPC to your servicing HQ RIO Detachment by August 28, 2019.Full eligibility requirements and application instructions are available in the RDEDB invitation to apply.The RDEDB identifies the best-qualified officers for
  • UPDATE: Changes coming to G.I. Bill Transfer of Education Benefits for Guard, Reserve

    *Editor’s Note: This article was originally published May 17, 2019. Updates were made July 10, 2019*Applicable to: Air National Guard and Air Force ReserveNOTE: PLEASE DISREGARD MESSAGE IF YOU HAVE EXECUTED A TRANSFER OF POST-9/11 GI BILL EDUCATION BENEFITS AND FULFILLED THE REQUIRED SERVICE COMMITMENT. Follow this link to review your current GI
  • Air Force fire-fighters conduct mutual aid drill with local vol. fire dept.

    Members of the 914th Air Refueling Wing Fire Department conducted a mutual aid exercise with the Bergholz Volunteer Fire Company at the aircraft fire training facility here June 27, 2019.Exercises such as these are held to ensure there is an understanding of roles and responsibilities in the event there is ever a call made for mutual aid assistance
  • Happy 4th of July

    Members of the 914 ARW, On the eve of the 4th of July holiday I want to take the opportunity to thank you for all you do for this wing and our country.  This will be the last time I celebrate this holiday as a member of the military and it has caused me to reflect more deeply on the significance of the day.  Many years ago I attended a course at
  • Cole Huson selected as honorary 2nd Lt.

    Honorary 2nd lieutenant for a day Cole Huson poses for a photo in front of a 914th Air Refueling Wing KC-135R Stratotanker at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. on June 27, 2019. Cole was nominated to become an Airman for a Day, part of the Stone's Buddies Oishei Children's Hospital program in Buffalo. About four times a year one child
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