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  • Niagara welcomes back familiar sight

    The 914th Airlift Wing here entered a new era as they welcomed the arrival of their first KC-135R Stratotanker at a ceremony here, Feb. 2, 2017.Since being activated in 1963, the 914th AW has continuously provided airlift support, first with the C-119 Flying Boxcar and then the C-130 Hercules. Today

  • Niagara begins transition to new air frame

    A KC-135 aircraft arrives at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station N.Y., Feb 1, 2017, marking the official arrival and the beginning of a transition of the 914th's mission from an Airlift Wing to an Air Refueling Wing. This is the first of eight aircraft that will be flown in over the course of the

  • Niagara aircrew transition to new airframe

    As the 914th Airlift Wing continues the transition to its new mission as an Air Refueling Wing, the first group of veteran aircrew members to train at Altus AFB Oklahoma on the KC-135 airframe will graduate and begin returning home in February. This return of 328th Airlift Squadron aircrew members

  • Key Spouse program seeks volunteers

    The Key Spouse Program is an official program designed to promote individual and family unit readiness while helping to establish a sense of Air Force community. This concept was discussed during a training session Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center here on base.

  • Niagara conducts joint medical training

    Twenty-six military and civilian members of the Niagara air base took part in biannual training here January 12 to recertify for the National Registry for Emergency Medical Technicians.The joint training involved members of the 914th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, 914th Aeromedical Evacuation

  • Preparing for the KC-135 Stratotanker

    914th Maintenance Squadron personnel have begun reviewing KC-135R fuel system schematic charts and comparing them to the current 914th Airlift Wing inventory of C-130H2 Hercules aircraft stationed here. The wing is making preparations for the conversion to the Stratotanker airframe.The last

  • Yellow Ribbon turns skeptic into believer

     The Air Force Reserve Yellow Ribbon Program is designed to assist reservists and National Guard members in maintaining resiliency as they transition between their military and civilian roles before, during and after deployment. Staff Sgt. Dale N. Ransom, 914th Airlift Wing Financial Management

  • Boy Scouts deliver holiday cheer

    Members of the Boy Scouts of America Greater Niagara Frontier Council delivered 187 cases of popcorn to the Friends of Family Support Association here Wednesday, December 21, 2016. Airman and Family Readiness center director, Mr. Joel Smith accepted the donation on behalf of the FFSA.The popcorn

  • Renovations continue

    Construction work continues on the 914th Airlift Wing headquarters building at the Niagara air base. The 10.9 million dollar U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project is scheduled to be completed this time next year.Everything except the main structure is being removed from the 1950s era building to make

  • Santa's last ride

    Santa Claus arrived on base aboard a Niagara C-130 Hercules on Saturday, December 17, 2016.  This was Santa’s last arrival here via the C-130 as the 914th Airlift Wing is transitioning to the KC-135 Stratotanker. Children of all ages greeted Santa on the flight line before he was whisked away via