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  • 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
  • Operation Whiter-Brighter keeps on shining

    For the ninth consecutive year Dr. Stuart Weinstein and Advanced Dental Center in Niagara Falls is partnering with the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station to assist the families of our local servicemen and women through Operation Whiter-Brighter.Mary Grace Scarpelli has developed this initiative phenomenally well and her efforts resulted in a
  • Air Force leaders’ Memorial Day message

    Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III send the following Memorial Day message to the Airmen of the Air Force and their families:To the Airmen of the United States Air Force and their Families:On Memorial Day, Americans pause in solemn remembrance of the more than one million Soldiers,
  • The show must go on: Niagara participates in National Employee Fitness Day

    Members of the base participated in National Employee Fitness Day on May 20, 2015, here.The 914th Force Support Squadron promoted the event as Under the Big Top, which would allow installation personnel the opportunity to enjoy exercising in a unique format. Unfortunately, weather constraints prevented the event from being conducted as originally