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  • Boy Scouts 'pop' in with a donation for NFARS

    More than 130 cases of Boy Scout popcorn was donated to the base on Jan. 6, 2015. The Boy Scouts of America of the Greater Niagara Frontier Council, Troop 816, delivered the popcorn to the Airmen and Family Readiness center and worked with military members to unload the unusually large donation. The popcorn was then distributed to members of the
  • 914th Command Chief receives honor, credits Air Force education

    Chief Master Sgt. Clint Ronan was interviewed by Erie Community College, here, during the January Unit Training Assembly as a recipient of ECC's 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award."It's a building block," said Ronan, the 914th Airlift Wing Command Chief. "Getting an Associate's Degree enabled me to get my Community College of the Air Force
  • December Spotlight Performer

    Congratulations to the December 2015 Spotlight performer Senior Airman Kylie ProefrockHow long have you served?4 years in the Air Force Reserve, all spent at Niagara Falls ARS as a Medical Technician. My job is to provide basic patient and emergency care.Have you ever deployed or gone TDY? I've been to Ft. McCoy, Wisconsin twice for Patriot Warrior
  • Lt. Gov. Hochul visits NFARS

    New York State Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul visited the base and its personnel on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015.The purpose of her visit was to meet with members of the base, thank them for their service and wish them a Happy New Year.  She was also interested in seeing the progress to base facilities and discuss future improvements. Her last visit here
  • Santa Claus came to town

    More than 175 guests, families and their children were treated to a visit by Santa here on Dec. 19, 2015.This event, which was open to base personnel, retirees and their families included a special entrance by Santa. Visitors lined the entrance of Hangar 707 eagerly awaiting Santa, who arrived on a C-130 Hercules."As soon as I put the costume on I
  • Santa Visits NFARS

    Santa will arrive here, at 9:30 at Hangar 707 on Dec. 19, 2015, with treats for kids. This free event is open to all military, civilians working on base, retirees, and their guests. This means all active duty and retired Traditional Reservists, Air Reserve Technicians, military, NAF/GS civilians and contractors.Following Santa's exciting arrival,
  • NFARS receives Dick Schram Memorial Community Relations Award for 2015 Thunder of Niagara Air Show

    The base was presented the Dick Schram Memorial Community Relations Award at the Chairman's Banquet during the 2015 International Council of Air Shows on Dec. 08, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada."For the Thunder of Niagara Airshow to win this award at the 2015 ICAS Chairman's Dinner was an incredible honor, not only because it was a win for our entire
  • NFARS installs new lane lights

    New lane lights were installed above the entry lanes at the Lockport Rd. gate, here, on Nov. 20, 2015.The lights, which appear as a red "X" or green arrow, help facilitate the safe and efficient entry of base personnel while maintaining a proactive defensive posture."These lights will enhance our ability to get people on base in a quick and safe
  • November Spotlight Performer

    The 914th Airlift Wing Spotlight Performer for November 2015 is Staff Sgt. Christopher Sambuchino, Lodging noncommissioned officer in charge, 914th Force Support Squadron.What does your position entail?Preparation for field lodging (maintaining equipment, assigning people to tents. I'm primarily in lodging, but I fill in wherever I'm needed.How
  • NFARS personnel celebrate Veterans Day with WNY community

    Members of the 914th Airlift Wing participated in several events leading up to Veterans Day throughout the Western New York community in 2015.914 AW personnel visited local schools to interact with children and also participated in a pregame salute to service by the National Football League's Buffalo Bills which honored service members from all