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  • Honoring our veterans

    Several members of the Air Force Reserve's 914th Airlift Wing, and the Air National Guard's 107th Attack Wing participated in a Veterans Day program honoring residents of The Elderwood at Wheatfield (N.Y.) assisted living community on November 11.The Niagara Airmen assisted Elderwood in presenting certificates to the veterans living within the
  • Reservist's civilian employer donates holiday baskets

    A reservist and her civilian employer helped bring Thanksgiving cheer to military families here Nov. 21.Senior Airman Raquel Densmore, 328th Airlift Squadron, delivered 18 holiday baskets filled with everything needed for a Thanksgiving dinner including gift cards to purchase a turkey.In her civilian occupation Densmore works for T.Y. Lin
  • Air Force Reserve recognizes local community partners

    Col. Brian Bowman, 914th Airlift Wing commander, and Nikki Slaughter-Smith, Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, 914 AW, traveled to Crisis Services and Eastern Niagara Hospital August 26th to present letters signed by Lt. Gen. James Jackson, previous Air Force Reserve commander. During a visit to the base earlier this year, Jackson met with Maj.
  • Niagara wins prestigious AFRC award

    The 914th Airlift Wing was recently awarded the Lieutenant General James E. Sherrard III award for the most Outstanding Air Force Reserve Command Reserve Wing 2016 by the Airlift/Tanker Association.This award recognizes individuals and organizations that have demonstrated superior leadership, made outstanding contributions to the airlift and tanker
  • 914th AW hosts 22nd AF Conference

    22nd Air Force, Air Force Reserve, commanders, executive officers, chiefs and 914th Force Support Squadron personnel participated in the quarterly 22nd Air Force Conference, hosted here by the 914th Airlift Wing, November 1 through 4.The event involved approximately 80 people and was led by Major General John Stokes, newly appointed Commander of
  • Air Base fire fighters visit local school

    Sparky, the official firefighter mascot smiles for the camera as Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station Assistant Fire Chief Joe Foucha talk to children of Colonial Village School, Niagara Falls, N.Y. on October 13, 2016. Air Base fire fighters were on hand to speak to children and teachers about fire safety during Fire Prevention week. (U.S. Air Force
  • Legion national commander visits NFARS

    The American Legion National Commander, Charles E. Schmidt, met with personnel of the 914th Airlift Wing and 107th Attack Wing on October 14, 2016 as he toured NFARS during a scheduled stop while on an official visit to the eight Western New York counties and a portion of Canada.Accompanying the national commander on his tour of the air base were
  • Veterans' interview day

    Several members of the 914th and 107th Airlift Wings participated in a veterans’ interview day program at the Bilingual Center School 33 in Buffalo, N.Y. on October 5, 2016. Eighth grade Home Language Arts and Spanish II students conducted one on one interviews with local veterans as they are completing an advanced school project to develop a
  • 914th AW’s C-130s say final goodbye to AUAB

    After 11 years of deploying here supporting the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility, Airmen from the 914th Airlift Wing out of Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y., will say their goodbyes as they end their rotation and fly out with their C-130 Hercules’ for the final time before they transition to KC-135 Stratotankers. The