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  • Thunder of Niagara Air Show parking plan announced

    Parking details for the 2015 Thunder of Niagara Air Show slated for July 18 & 19 here have been finalized.Gates will open at 9:00 AM both days with free parking available on-base.  Base officials anticipate large numbers of spectators to attend this FREE event.In anticipation of large crowds, two satellite parking locations with shuttle service to
  • Niagara, Minneapolis-St. Paul conduct multi-unit flight exercise

    Members of the 914 Airlift Wing participated in a multi-unit interfly with the 934th Airlift Wing, Minneapolis-St. Paul Air Reserve Station, Minn. here, in late spring.The exercise was used to replace the cancelled Maple Flag 48, an international advanced aerial combat training exercise held in Canada, often attended by Air Force Reserve Command
  • Niagara Defenders practice combat skills

    Members of the 914th Security Forces Squadron Alpha Flight participated in a combative training course here June 24, 2015.The training consisted of proper execution of striking and defensive grapple maneuvers. 13 personnel were trained, ensuring compliance with an Air Force initiative."Headquarters Air Force Security Forces Center created an annual
  • Niagara, community participate in accident response exercise

    Members of the base along with local community emergency responders participated in a Major Accident Response Exercise (MARE) on June 27, 2015, here.This exercise is designed to evaluate the capability of the base to respond to a simulated accident involving mass casualties and evaluate the effectiveness of our emergency response plan. NFARS has an
  • June Spotlight Performer

    The 914th Airlift Wing Spotlight Performer for June 2015 is Senior Airman Colton MattleBorn: Rochester, N.Y.Do you have any siblings?  I do. I have two brothers. One of them, Cameron, is a firefighter on baseWhat motivated you to join the Air Force Reserve?Patriotism and love of country, as well as, an opportunity to travel.How long have you been
  • Preparing for the worst: Niagara Maintainers practice crash, recovery skills

    Many base personnel who traveled through the main gate during the June Unit Training Assembly observed Airmen wearing colorful hardhats and moving rapidly around the base's highly visible historical aircraft displays. These Airmen were members of the 914th Maintenance Squadron's Crash Damaged and Disabled Aircraft Recovery Section conducting a
  • NFARS Friends of Family Support Association receives donation

    Members of the Friends of Family Support Association received a donation during the June Unit Training Assembly here, June 5, 2015.The Red Brick Bench Press Championships donated proceeds from its annual weight lifting competition to local military organizations, including the FFSA. The annual event, which started in 2004, raises money for Armed
  • Hiring Red, White and You--Niagara hosts career fair

    Members of the base attended a career fair held in hangar 850 on June 4-5, 2015.The event which was open to Reservists and their families provided access to employers from all sectors of business providing quality experience and opportunities ranging from entry level to professional."We had 110 employers supporting our troops and their dependents,"
  • 22nd Air Force Commander, Command Chief visit Niagara

    Maj. Gen. Stayce Harris, 22nd Air Force Commander and Chief Master Sgt. Michael Thorpe, 22 AF Command Chief visited the base from June 4-6, 2015.Harris and Thorpe toured the base and met with Airmen of all ranks from the 914th Airlift Wing.  Their visit included: breakfast with Airmen, a meet and greet with wing leadership and various stops across
  • Yellow Ribbon Program - helping Airmen and their families

    914th Airlift Wing members Capt. Brian Haun and Senior Master Sgt. Steve Brown participated in a Yellow Ribbon Event held in New Orleans, April, 2015.Haun was the Human Resources representative and Brown was a Drug Demand and Reduction Program resource provider for more than 350 military members and family.The Yellow Ribbon Program promotes the