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  • Firefighters train for real-world emergencies

    On Monday, July 10, 2017, members from seven other air force installations met here for a week long firefighter training course. The training focused on firefighter fire ground survival skills and involved individual, as well as partner, lifesaving techniques.The first iteration of the course was a

  • Capt. Buffone assumes command of 30 APS

    Lt. Col. Paul E. Cannon, 914th Mission Support Group deputy commander, hands the MSG guidon to incoming 30th Aerial Port Squadron commander, Capt. Douglas B. Buffone, at an official assumption of command ceremony July 8, 2017, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. Buffone had been interim

  • Forty years of service

    Chief Master Sgt. Gerry Leo revisits his experience as a Chief Flight Engineer for the 914th Airlift Wing here at Niagara.

  • Airmen of Niagara: reservist represents 914th, Legion, and Six Nations

    Josette Wheeler is a Master Sergeant here and works in the 914th Maintenance Squadron as a Knowledge Operations Specialist. She’s been at Niagara for 14 years, having previously served on active duty. Aside from being a proud member of the U.S. Air Force, Wheeler is a member of the Six Nations of

  • Service branches unite for large-scale training

    Over the course of five days, more than 200 military and civilian personnel met for a first-of-its-kind medical training event on base beginning Thursday, June 1, 2017. Bringing together members of the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, and the U.S. Navy, the training not only fulfilled annual training

  • 914th re-designates as an air refueling wing

    A re-designation ceremony was held June 3rd here marking a significant milestone as the 914th Airlift Wing re-designated to the 914th Air Refueling Wing.  This ceremony ushers in a transition within the wing's history as we move to a primarily aerial refueling mission set. It is worthy to take pause

  • Cadets and base form partnership

    More than 40 cadets from the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps at the Rochester Institute of Technology took part in a field training exercise here, Saturday, May 6, 2017. The focus of the exercise, known as a Field Training Preparation Leadership Laboratory, is to prepare sophomore cadets for their

  • Newfane students host military luncheon

    Newfane Elementary and Middle School students hosted a military luncheon for local veterans and active military, including members of the 914th Airlift Wing. The luncheon started with a recitation of the pledge of allegiance led by the elementary students, who followed with a performance of various

  • Niagara observes National Police Week

    Members here observed National Police Week with various activities held on base from May 15-19, 2017.  This is a week-long observation in the United States that was established by Presidential proclamation on April 10, 1962 by President John F. Kennedy.“Our goals are to recognize the duty and