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  • Retiree retires for the second time

    After 25 years working as a volunteer in the 914th Airlift Wing Retirees Office, Lt. Col. (USAF Ret.) John A. Caruso spent his last working day here September 3, 2015 enjoying the company of friends and family.Prior to his 25 years of dedicated service to the 914 AW in the Retirees Office, Lt. Col. Caruso served an impressive 29 and a half years in
  • Niagara Firefighters practice valuable skills

    Members of the 914th Mission Support Group Fire Emergency Services conducted a hazardous material and confined space exercise, here on Sep. 3, 2015.The exercise, which took place on Ent Ave. across from the base fitness center, showcased the capabilities and preparedness of the base's fire department. This high visibility event may have seemed
  • Guarding Air Force assets

    Staff Sgt. Matthew Higgins, 914th Security Forces Squadron member stands guard over a C-130 H2 aircraft at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y.  August 27, 2015.Higgins is one of many security forces personnel that maintain security on the flight line and help protect Air Force assets 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
  • 914th LRS prepares cargo for shipment

    Tech. Sgt. Erika Fladt, 914th Logistics Readiness Squadron Traffic Management Craftsman bands a crate for shipment at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. on August 27, 2015. All large crates are banded to ensure the contents will remain secure during shipment.
  • Progress continues on C-130 Flight Simulator building

    Progress continues on the C-130 Flight Simulator building  as construction workers attach metal sheets for the roof at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station N.Y. on August 27, 2015.
  • August Spotlight Performer

    The 914th Airlift Wing Spotlight Performer for August 2015 is Senior Airman Kristin Wood, 30th Aerial Port Squadron, Air Transportation Specialist.What does your job entail?Aircraft loading, special handling, HAZMAT inspections, joint inspections, signature services (human remains, blood, medical supplies).How long have you been in the Air Force
  • KIA Memorial Road March

    Members of the 914th Airlift Wing participated in the K.I.A. Memorial Road March at a local park, August 22, 2015.Wing members marched a 10K, approximately six miles, up and down hills at Chestnut Ridge State Park, Orchard Park, N.Y. carrying canned goods to be donated to local veteran organizations; all this in memory of Western New York veterans
  • Two WNY congressmen witness Oath of Enlistment

    Two Western New York Congressmen were on hand to witness a military Oath of Enlistment given to several young individuals here, August 25.Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) and Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) were on base for a tour of the Buffalo Military Entrance Processing Station, a major tenant organization on the NFARS.  The Buffalo MEPS 
  • President proclaims National ESGR Week

    Presidential Proclamation -- National Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Week, 2015 NATIONAL EMPLOYER SUPPORT OF THE GUARD AND RESERVE WEEK, 2015 - - - - - - BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATIONThe United States military is the finest fighting force the world has ever known -- not just because of our weapons or
  • AF welcomes new vice chief of staff

    The Air Force welcomed an Airman to the rank of four-star general and announced the appointment of the new Air Force vice chief of staff during a ceremony at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C., Aug. 6.Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A Welsh III presided over the ceremony for Gen. David L. Goldfein in front of a crowd of more than