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  • 914th firefighters assist with community flooding

    As the water level continues to rise along rivers and streams and Lake Ontario, state and county officials are trying to keep the rising water from destroying nearby homes.Five emergency services personnel from the 914th Air Refueling Wing Fire Department responded to an area along the shoreline of Lake Ontario in Olcott, N.Y. where they assisted
  • From fuel cell to pilot, one mustang's story

    Capt. Cory Bota, KC-135 pilot with the 914th Air Refueling Wing, was an enlisted aircraft maintainer before he became a pilot in the Air Force Reserve. The former fuel cell systems specialist earned his degree from Ohio State University and then became an officer. 'Mustang' is the term for officers who previously served as enlisted personnel.
  • Niagara aerial porters conduct mass re-enlistment

    Seventeen members of the 30th Aerial Port Squadron of the 914th Air Refueling Wing, repeat the oath of re-enlistment provided by Maj. Doug Buffone, 30 APS commander (far right) at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. May 4, 2019. The ceremony was attended by the wing and support group commanders as well as family and friends. (U.S. Air Force
  • Ramstein instructors teach NCOA at Niagara

    Ramstein active duty instructors from the Kisling Non-Commissioned Officer Academy utilized the air station here for teaching the course while their base is undergoing renovations. The Kisling NCOA is one of ten schools worldwide.
  • Air Base firefighters assist community

    914th Fire Emergency Services personnel from the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station assist with sandbagging on the shores of Lake Ontario in Wilson N.Y. on May 2, 2019. The air base was called by county emergency managers to assist in mutual aid to help save resident homes from rising water levels. (U.S. Air Force photo by Peter Borys)
  • SAAPM events held at Niagara

    Members of the 914th Air Refueling Wing (left) play against members of the Buffalo Military Entrance Processing Station in a friendly game of volleyball at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. April 25, 2019. April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and this game as well as many other events organized by Nikki Slaughter-Smith,
  • Air Force senior leaders update OCP uniform guidance

    The Air Force announced April 23 new rules on Operational Camouflage Pattern uniforms that aim to better fit the needs of Airmen and the jobs they do while also holding fast to tradition.
  • Niagara celebrates Purple Up! Day

    Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 914th Air Refueling Wing celebrate Purple Up! Day on Friday, April 12. Wing personnel wore purple clothing as a visible way to show support and thank military youth for their strength and sacrifices. Purple indicates that all branches of the military are supported: Air Force blue, Army green, Navy blue, Marine red,
  • 328th celebrates 75th anniversary with 99-year old former commander

    On April 15, 2019, Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 328th Air Refueling Squadron here celebrate 75 years of history dating back to the 3rd Combat Cargo Squadron which flew the China-Burma-India Theater during WWII. Meet the squadron's first commander, 99-year-old Col. John Moriarty.
  • Former NHL player presents jersey to Niagara Airmen

    Former NHL Buffalo Sabres goaltender and current Sabres TV analyst Martin Biron was a guest speaker at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. on April 6, 2019. Biron spoke with Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 328th Air Refueling Squadron and 914th Operational Support Squadron and presented them with a signed Sabres hockey jersey which was