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  • Lt. Col. Lunsford assumes command of 914th Communications Squadron

    U.S. Air Force Reserve Lt. Col. Daniel Lunsford salutes Col. Christopher Witter, the 914th Mission Support Group commander, left, during an Assumption of Command Ceremony to signify his assumption of command of the 914th Communications Squadron at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y., April 10, 2021. The Assumption of Command ceremony marks a
  • Second IG Disparity Review Survey

    Beginning April 9, the Department of the Air Force will be seeking feedback through a survey for the second ongoing Inspector General Independent Disparity Review.
  • Air Force unveils new mission statement

    The Air Force released its new mission statement: To fly, fight, and win … airpower anytime, anywhere.
  • Air Force Recruiting Service, Air Force Reserve move forward with Total Force Marketing effort

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – Today Air Force Total Force recruiting hit another historic milestone with Air Force Recruiting Service and Air Force Reserve Recruiting consolidating their marketing efforts effective Apr. 1, 2021.“We are excited about this consolidation between Air Force Reserve Recruiting and Air Force Recruiting
  • Aviation Legacy: Schunk Family Celebrates Three Generations of Flyers at Niagara Falls

    The retirement of Niagara Falls 328th Air Refueling Squadron's Lt. Col. Bill Schunk marks a passing of the torch to his son, Senior Airman Bill Schunk who is a Boom Operator with the 328th ARS. Both men followed in the footsteps of Lt. Col. William Leon Schunk who retired from the unit in the 80s. For over six decades there has been a Schunk family
  • The Bright Stuff

    In 1983 Warner Brothers Pictures released an epic historical drama film based on the story of the original Mercury 7 astronauts called “The Right Stuff.” The title is based on an informal meaning of the essential abilities or qualities, such as self-confidence, dependability, and knowledge, necessary for success in a given field or situation. 
  • 2021 Thunder of Niagara Air Show Cancelled

    Base leadership, in conjunction with higher headquarters has determined that because the Coronavirus continues to present risk to DoD service members, civilian employees, and families, it is necessary to cancel the Thunder of Niagara Air Show scheduled for June 19-20, 2021.  “The Department of Defense and the Air Force Reserve are taking reasoned,
  • Semi-Annual/Annual Award Winners 2020

    Congratulations to Semi-Annual/Annual Award Winners for 2020 at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. on March 16, 2021. (U.S. Air Force Graphic by Peter Borys)
  • Friendly competition for professional organizations

    Wing leadership discuss future plans for professional organizations and unveils new traveling trophy.
  • A new organization rises

    The Rising 4, a group consisting of Airmen through Senior Airmen was created just four months ago after Chief Master Sgt. Scott Peters, 914th Air Refueling Wing command chief at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, New York, recommended separating the previous Rising 6 into two separate groups--Airmen and NCOs. The idea was to provide a space for
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