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  • Base helps members, families enjoy a day on the slopes

    Members of the 914th Airlift Wing participated in a Single Airman Programming Initiative/Rec On sponsored event Feb. 16, 2015, at Holiday Valley Ski Resort in Ellicottville, New York.The goal of Single Airmen Programs is to give unaccompanied military members fun things to do to interact with friends and peers. Additionally, the Rec On program
  • March Spotlight Performer

    Congratulations to Senior Airman Daniel J. Becker, 914th Communication Squadron, who has been chosen as the March Spotlight Performer of the Month.What are your current duties?Server Administrator, Cyber Systems Operations which entails maintaining servers and the network and working on trouble tickets for the base.What hobbies do you
  • Going "green" at the CAC

    The 914th Civil Engineer-Environmental (CEV) Office in conjunction with the Dining Facility here recently concluded a six-month pilot program for composting of pre-consumer food waste at the Community Activity Center.NFARS focused on pre-consumer scraps, which are produced in the initial food preparation, rather than post-consumer, produced after
  • AF responds to National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force

    The Air Force responded to the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force's recommendations in a report to Congress March 4.Of the Commission's 42 recommendations, Air Force officials disagreed with only one and are already in the process of implementing 25, as well as developing plans or pilot programs for another 16."The body of work
  • Niagara Firefighter selected for AFRC award

    Joseph Foucha, Assistant Fire Chief, 914th Fire Emergency Services was selected as the Air Force Reserve Command's Department of Defense Civilian Fire Officer of the Year.Highlighting Foucha's award package are: his development of the "Saving Lives Program," teaching life-saving interventions to middle school children throughout the area, as well
  • Where did all the snow go?

    So far this year, the base has seen an unusually large amount of snowfall. As a result, NFARS, like many places in the region have run into the issue of where to put excess snow. To combat this problem, Pegasus Support Services, the contracted snow removal team for the base, has begun relocating the overabundance of snow onto an access road and
  • Carter's message to DOD workforce

    Ash Carter, who was sworn in as the 25th secretary of Defense Feb. 17, laid out his top priorities in a message to the Defense Department workforce.Carter's message reads as follows:To all Department of Defense personnel:I am honored to become your Secretary of Defense. I am proud to lead men and women who devote their lives to the highest calling
  • 914 ASTS dentists travel to Haiti to give care and comfort

    Service before Self.Members of the Air Force Reserve learn this Air Force Core Value early in Basic Military Training and practice it throughout their career. At a minimum, Service before Self tells us that professional duties take precedence over personal desires.Often times however, a humanitarian trip to assist those who are less fortunate can
  • "I Am Connected"- 914th Airlift Wing: support when it's needed the most

    What does it mean to be connected? Merriam-Webster's dictionary defines connected as: 1. having the parts or elements logically joined or linked together, 2. having social, professional, or commercial relationships.The uniqueness of military relationships makes being connected both challenging and rewarding. The nature of a military career has
  • With love, from Erie County

    Military members here at the base received special greetings just in time for Valentines Day.Erie County Legislator Edward Rath III, District 6 (Amherst, Clarence, Newstead), along with Legislator Lynne Dixon representing District 9 (Buffalo, Lackawanna, Hamburg), and Legislator Joseph Lorigo, District 10 (West Seneca, Elma, Marilla, Aurora, Wales,