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  • On time, every time

    The Air Force Reserve Command has initiated a beta test of the Reserve Travel System at five U.S. locations to help reduce the time it takes for some traditional reservists to get their travel vouchers processed and paid.The test is a response to repeated requests from reservist assigned to units on active duty bases who are voicing concerns of
  • Niagara EOD Participates in National Event

    In May 2016, three members from the 914th Airlift Wing Explosive Ordnance Disposal Squadron attended a weeklong training event in Oriskany, NY.The event, known as the Ravens Challenge, is a multi-day, inter-agency, improvised explosive device training scenario. What is unique about this event is that it brings both military EOD units and civilian
  • Joint Training Ensures Niagara Readiness

    Nearly 200 members from the 914th Aeromedical Staging Squadron met with members of the 914th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron for a joint training exercise on May 2, 2016 on base. Members focused on hands-on medical field training as well as loading and unloading patients onto a C-130 Hercules and an ambulance.  “We’re training the ground crew how
  • Saying Goodbye: Airmen and Aircraft leave for deployment

        May 9, 2016 marked the first time since Desert Storm, more than 25 years ago, that a four-ship fly away of C-130 Hercules aircraft took place at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station. It was also the last, as members of the 914th Airlift Wing deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.       As the base and personnel prepare to transition
  • ISO Inspections: Keeping Planes Flying

    Every 540 days, the aircraft from Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station’s workhorse fleet, the C130 Hercules, are towed into a hangar on base for inspection. A thorough analysis is performed and, depending on the findings, planes may be stripped to the bone. Panels are removed, engines taken apart, propellers detached, noses lifted, wires checked, and
  • Military Child recieves high honor

        April is month of the Military Child. This awareness month was established to underscore the important role that approximately 2 children play in the Armed Forces community.  Gabriel P. Curcione is one of those children.     Curcione’s father is a Master Sgt. with the 30th Aerial Port Squadron at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station. After
  • Desert Storm veterans reunite for 25th Anniversary

    Twenty-five years ago, the men and women of the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station made their return journey home. This weekend, they came home again.  More than 65 veterans of the Desert Storm War reunited Saturday April 9, 2016 some traveling from as far away as Arizona, to recount stories of their shared experiences. “The 914th airlift wing
  • Commander talks Niagara on Capitol Hill

    Col. Brian S. Bowman, commander, 914th Airlift Wing, met with members of Capitol Hill on Tuesday, March 15, 2016.Chief Master Sgt. Clinton J. Ronan, Command Chief of the 914th AW and Senior Airman Darian Baines, material management journeyman, 914th Logistics Readiness Squadron, accompanied Bowman on the trip. The visit was part of the Air Force
  • Veterans group shows charity to deployers

    Twelve members from the American Legion Auxiliary delivered care packages to the base on Monday, February 29, 2016. 200 packages containing toiletries and snacks were delivered to the Friends of Family Support Association for deployed men and women of the 914th Airlift Wing."It's a privilege for us to do this," said Ginger Lindner, president of the
  • CY17 EDEB Invitation to Apply

    The CY17 Air Force Reserve Enlisted Developmental Education Board (EDEB) will convene Monday, May 16, at the Air Reserve Personnel Center, Buckley Air Force Base, Colo.The EDEB is convened to identify the best qualified enlisted members for placement in select, short, academic courses. Board members will evaluate applicants based on the whole