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  • Students honor veterans with special luncheon

    Staff Sgt. Alexis O'Connell, 914th Air Refueling Wing Command Post, poses with Reyton, a student at the Buffalo N.Y. Bilingual Public School #33 during a Veteran's Day recognition event Thursday, November, 9, 2017. More than 50 military veterans were treated to a special luncheon in their honor at the Buffalo school. The veterans had previously
  • Air Force Reserve seeks to gain recruiters

    The Air Force Reserve is looking to plus up its recruiting force. Are you up for the job? What’s involved? 1 week Evaluation Selection Course at the Recruiting schoolhouse, Lackland AFB, TX 6 week recruiting school at the recruiting schoolhouse, Lackland AFB, TX Recruiters are put on a three year AGR (Active Guard and Reserve)
  • Air Force seeks Reserve MTIs

     For Airmen looking for an opportunity outside of their current Air Force Specialty Code, openings within the Military Training Instructor career field may be the career-broadening opportunity they are looking for.Three members from Lackland’s 433rd Training Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland (JBSA-Lackland), Texas visited Niagara during
  • At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month

    914th Air Refueling Wing Vice Commander Col. Erik Aufderheide speaks at the Town of Niagara N.Y. Veterans Day ceremony which began promptly at 11:00am on Saturday, November 11, 2017 in the Town's Veterans Memorial Park. Veterans Day honors those that have served in the U.S. Armed Forces and coincides with other holidays, including Armistice Day and
  • Niagara Airmen compete in Alpha Warrior Challenge

              It was a crisp October morning and the stars were beginning to fade when three relative strangers and I loaded into a minivan at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station. We were about to embark on a 12-hour journey with little more than a case of water and PT gear. The destination was Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia and the goal—to
  • 914th supports Army Guard hurricane relief efforts

    Members of the 914th Air Refueling Wing secure the mobility equipment of Soldiers from the 152nd Engineering Support Company out of Buffalo, N.Y. in preparation for their departure to Puerto Rico to aid in hurricane relief efforts, October 19, 2017, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. Reserve Citizen Airmen components of the 914th Logistics
  • Maj. Gen. Johnson visits Niagara ARS

    Maj. Gen. Kathryn J. Johnson, Director of Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia speaks with Reserve Citizen Airmen during her tour of facilities, October 14, 2017, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. Maj. Gen. Johnson visited the 914th Air Refueling Wing in an effort
  • First of 914th ARW pilots earn KC-135 certification

    In June of this year, the 914th officially made the conversion from Airlift Wing to Air Refueling Wing. With the change of mission came a new aircraft, the KC-135 Stratotanker. Since June, aircrew and aircraft maintenance personnel have been working on becoming certified to perform their duties on the new aircraft.Recently, Air Force Reserve Majors
  • Maj. Gen. visits troops at Niagara

    Major General Raymond F. Shields Jr., Commander of the New York Army National Guard and Assistant Adjutant General, Army for the State of New York, shakes hands with 914th Air Refueling Wing commander, Col. Mark S. Larson, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y., October 2, 2017. Maj. Gen. Shields came to Niagara to spend time with the 200+ N.Y.
  • 914th supports Guard hurricane relief mission

    The 914th Air Refueling Wing provided aerial delivery support here Sept. 25, 2017 to the NY National Guard’s hurricane relief mission to the U.S. Virgin Islands.Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 30th Aerial Port Squadron loaded equipment and personnel onto an Air National Guard C-130 from the 152nd Airlift Wing, Reno, Nevada.These Air Force Guard and
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