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  • 914th hosts multi-agency EOD training

    The 914th Air Refueling Wing hosted Explosive Ordnance Disposal training for other Air Force units and local law enforcement agencies in which they worked on the skills in identifying and deactivating IED’s. Members of the 914th EOD Flight, Westover Air Reserve Base, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, Dover Air Force Base, Erie County Bomb Squad and
  • Maj. Dennis "JP8" Jakubczyk

    Maj. Dennis "JP8" Jakubczyk from the 914th Air Refueling Wing here at NFARS leads his team west to connect with a pair of B-52s from Minot Air Force Base. JP8 has been wearing our uniform for over 16 years. Here's his story of why he loves being a Reserve Citizen Airmen.
  • 914th conducts first periodic inspection on KC-135

    Niagara's 914th Air Refueling Wing conducted it's first 'in-base' periodic inspection on the KC-135 Stratotanker. This type of inspection is one of the most thorough and time-consuming conducted on an aircraft. It is done every 24 months, 1,800 flight hours or 1,000 landings.
  • Medical Airmen train to fight

    Airmen from the 914th Air Refueling Wing's Aeromedical Staging Squadron flew to Fort Drum, N.Y. on September 8th, 2018 via U.S. Army helicopter to participate in joint combat training. Senior leadership gave junior Airmen from the 914 ASTS the task of organizing the event. This provided members with basic combat skills and an opportunity for junior
  • We will never forget

    Members of the 914th Air Refueling Wing, 107th Attack Wing and guests gather for a somber 9/11 remembrance ceremony at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. Sep. 11, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kevin Nichols)
  • Air Show key staff presented with recognition coins

    Col. Mark Larson, 914th Air Refueling Wing commander, presented several Thunder of Niagara Air Show 2018 key personnel with coins from Maj. Gen. Derek Rydholm, Deputy to the Chief of Air Force Reserve, Sep. 5, 2018 at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station N.Y. These coins were presented in recognition of outstanding contributions to a highly
  • Scobee continues legacy of service

    Maj. Gen. Richard Scobee was nominated by President Donald Trump and confirmed by the U.S. Senate for promotion to the rank of Lt. Gen. yesterday.
  • Niagara weather forecaster supports flight ops

    Jamie Felvus, Weather Supervisor at NFARS, uses an Automated Surface Observing System (ASOS) to deliver weather forecast to aircrew flying in and out of the station. The weather forecast is a critical element to help aircrew prepare for potential hazardous conditions that could impact flight operations.
  • Niagara Falls honors fallen airman

    Base personnel gathered to honor Master Sgt. John Chapman in a ceremony on August 24, 2018. Chapman was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for heroic actions on March 4, 2002. Keeping with Air Force tradition, Chapman was posthumously promoted to the rank of Master Sgt.
  • The Seasons of Niagara Part II: Straight from Winter into Summer

    Dealing with Western New York weather can be challenging.  914th Maintenance Squadron Crew-chief, Master Sgt. Billy Ingwerson talks about weather they've faced this year.