• Stratification and what it means for you

    EPRs are an integral part of force development which assists personnel managers in identifying the best qualified enlisted personnel.  For SNCOs, a strong emphasis is placed on EPRs in determining nominative job positions, Stripes for exceptional Performers II (STEP II) promotions, career

  • Installation commander hopeful for military open house in the future

    S.H. from Buffalo recently asked me if we will ever have an air show on the base again?Well, the answer is, “I hope so and I’m optimistic that we will.”Air shows, especially those affiliated with military base open houses, are a staple of summertime outdoor recreation. Here in Western New York, they

  • 914th commander announces 2020 award winners

    I said it when I got here: you all are amazing.  I was right.The best and worst parts of this job are picking award winners. Best part because I get to pat somebody on the back; worst, because I have to choose. This year, with Command Chief Peters’ help and the efforts of seasoned board volunteers,

  • Happy 4th of July

    Members of the 914 ARW, On the eve of the 4th of July holiday I want to take the opportunity to thank you for all you do for this wing and our country.  This will be the last time I celebrate this holiday as a member of the military and it has caused me to reflect more deeply on the significance of