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  • What's in a name?

    Colonel Mark Larson (left), 914th Air Refueling Wing commander, poses for a photo along with (front row L - R) Col. Erik Aufderheide, 914th ARW vice commander, Lt. Col. Christopher Pfeil, 914th Operations Support Squadron commander, Lt. Col. Amy Johannsen, 914th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron commander, (Back row L- R) Tech. Sgt. Jarrett Mock, 914th
  • Niagara welcomes new operations commander

    During a formal change of command ceremony here August 3rd, Col. Jeromie Sheldon accepted command of the 914th Operations Group from 914th Air Refueling Wing commander Col. Mark Larson.Col. Sheldon replaces Col. Erik Aufderheide, Vice Commander of the 914 ARW, who had been acting OG commander in addition to his role as vice.Col. Sheldon comes to
  • Niagara maintainers return home from deployment

    Eight 914th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron members return home to Niagara Falls ARS July 19, 2019 after a four month deployment overseas in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Master Sgt. Kevin Nichols)
  • 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 there is ever a call made for mutual aid assistance
  • Happy 4th of July

    Members of the 914 ARW, On the eve of the 4th of July holiday I want to take the opportunity to thank you for all you do for this wing and our country.  This will be the last time I celebrate this holiday as a member of the military and it has caused me to reflect more deeply on the significance of the day.  Many years ago I attended a course at
  • Cole Huson selected as honorary 2nd Lt.

    Honorary 2nd lieutenant for a day Cole Huson poses for a photo in front of a 914th Air Refueling Wing KC-135R Stratotanker at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. on June 27, 2019. Cole was nominated to become an Airman for a Day, part of the Stone's Buddies Oishei Children's Hospital program in Buffalo. About four times a year one child
  • Niagara Airman wins aviation scholarship

    Staff Sgt. Linda Heizyk, a combat crew communicator of the 914th Operations Support Squadron, is awarded Niagara Military Affairs Council's Merrell Lane Memorial Scholarship for aviation at the Heritage Center at Niagara Falls ARS, N.Y., Wednesday, Jun. 26, 2019.She is completing her Bachelor's Degree in aviation and is enrolled in a private pilot
  • 914th receives service award

    914th Air Refueling Wing commander, Col. Mark Larson, accepted the 2018 "Celia O'Brien Excellence in Service Award" which was awarded to the 914th at the Buffalo Stand Down event in Buffalo, N.Y. June 19, 2019.The award recognizes the volunteer efforts of members from 914 Aeromedical Staging Squadron, 30th Aerial Port Squadron, 914th Force Support
  • Air Force First Sergeant graduates USMC school

    Congratulations to MSgt Sean Chessman, 914th Security Forces Squadron First Sergeant, for his selection as a Distinguished Graduate of the United States Marine Corps Advanced School given at the Staff Noncommissioned Officer Academy in Quantico, Virginia June 2019. Chessman was one of only two Air Force members in a class of more than 50 attending
  • Lt. Col. Van Sickle assumes command of 914 AES

    Lt. Col. Michelle Van Sickle assumed command of the 914th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron after receiving the unit flag from 914th Air Refueling Wing vice commander Col. Erik Aufderheide during a formal ceremony at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. June 1, 2019.Van Sickle comes to Niagara from McConnell AFB where she previously served as