• Tech. Sgt. Marie Brehm, Behind the Canvas

    Marie Brehm, a civilian and military firefighter with the 914th Air Refueling Wing, tells her story about what the responsibilities are in her career field and how she overcomes the stress of it all by creating artwork with acrylic and oil paints on canvas.

  • We Respond the Way We Train

    The 914th Fire Department conducted annual training during the September unit training assembly four-day weekend. The team trained with advanced hoses, ladders, search and rescue operations, and various tools required to safely complete the exercise.

  • 914th personnel conduct MARE

    A member of the 914th Aeromedical Staging Squadron poses as an accident victim during a Mass Accident Response Exercise (MARE) while 914th Fire Emergency Services and ASTS personnel render aid at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y., January 8, 2020. This type of exercise is done on a

  • Air Force fire-fighters conduct mutual aid drill with local vol. fire dept.

    Members of the 914th Air Refueling Wing Fire Department conducted a mutual aid exercise with the Bergholz Volunteer Fire Company at the aircraft fire training facility here June 27, 2019.Exercises such as these are held to ensure there is an understanding of roles and responsibilities in the event

  • 914th firefighters assist with community flooding

    As the water level continues to rise along rivers and streams and Lake Ontario, state and county officials are trying to keep the rising water from destroying nearby homes.Five emergency services personnel from the 914th Air Refueling Wing Fire Department responded to an area along the shoreline of

  • Air Base firefighters assist community

    914th Fire Emergency Services personnel from the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station assist with sandbagging on the shores of Lake Ontario in Wilson N.Y. on May 2, 2019. The air base was called by county emergency managers to assist in mutual aid to help save resident homes from rising water levels.

  • Airman for a Day

    Isaiah Pitts (left) rides along with Lieutenant Kevin Winters driver/operator of fire crash truck number four at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. on November 29, 2018. Isaiah toured the Air Reserve Station as part of the 914th Air Refueling Wing's “Airman for a Day” program in cooperation

  • Niagara airmen & firefighters participate in school event

    Hoover Elementary School in Tonawanda N.Y. invited local veterans and emergency responders to participate in a Read with a Hero/Veterans Day celebration.  Hoover faculty and students provided a special school assembly in honor of Veterans Day and they invited each veteran and emergency responder to

  • Niagara fireman brings message of kindness to students

    On a warm June morning, on the second last day of school, fifth graders at A.J. Schmidt Elementary School in Angola, New York filed into the gym for their graduation ceremony. The yearly ceremony is an opportunity for teachers and dignitaries to recognize students for their hard work and