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  • 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
  • Commander speaks at naval & military park

    Col. Steven Parker, 914th Airlift Wing Commander, was the featured guest speaker at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park, Buffalo, N.Y. August 7, 2015.Col. Parker spoke on the Air Force past and present to a group of distinguished guests, veterans, civilians, and local media as part of the opening ceremony at the park in their salute
  • Hometown Hero - childhood dreams

    For Western New York native Capt. Matthew Ables the dream of becoming a pilot took hold at age 13 when he had the chance to fly with the Iron Eagle Aerobatic Team at an air show."I got to fly in one aircraft and my brother got to fly in another and we went up and he did an aileron roll for the first time and I think that was about the moment when I
  • USAF Drill Team performs at 2015 Thunder of Niagara Air Show

    The U.S. Air Force Drill Team performed at the 2015 Thunder of Niagara Air Show, here on July 18-19, 2015.The mission of the Drill Team promotes the Air Force mission by showcasing drill performances at public and military venues to recruit, retain, and inspire Airmen. They support Air Force Recruiting Service as the official Ambassadors in Blue.In
  • Wounded Warriors Take Flight

    As part of the 2015 Thunder of Niagara events that took place here, the Wounded Warrior Flight Team flew three local wounded warriors aboard their L39 aircraft Thursday, July 16, 2015.These deserving veterans have all returned home with various injuries sustained while serving our country.
  • Behind the scenes of the 2015 Thunder of Niagara Air Show

    As performers departed the base following the 2015 Thunder of Niagara Air Show, members of the 914th Airlift Wing reflected on the execution of the event and impact on the thousands of people that attended from our Western New York community.The show, which ran from July 18-19, 2015, here, featured performances from the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds