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  • Former NHL player presents jersey to Niagara Airmen

    Former NHL Buffalo Sabres goaltender and current Sabres TV analyst Martin Biron was a guest speaker at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. on April 6, 2019. Biron spoke with Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 328th Air Refueling Squadron and 914th Operational Support Squadron and presented them with a signed Sabres hockey jersey which was
  • 10,000 hours

    Lt. Col. Barry Cupples, a navigator with the 757th Airlift Squadron, completed his ten thousandth C-130 flight hour here, April 6, 2019.
  • Niagara's 328th ARS celebrates 75 years

    On April 15, 2019 the 328th Air Refueling Squadron celebrates 75 years of history dating back to the 3rd Combat Cargo Squadron which flew the China-Burma-India Theater during WWII. As part of the April edition of 'The Barrel' we interviewed the first commander, 99-year-old Colonel John Moriarty.
  • Bombs to boom: Reserve Citizen Airman goes from cold war gunner to present-day boom operator

    Bomber, airlift and now refueling. Those are the incredible missions of one Niagara Falls Reserve Citizen Airman.Tech. Sgt. Corey Palmer, 50, is currently attending in-flight refueling training – more commonly known as Boom School – at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.His military career started in 1988 as an active-duty tail gunner in the B-52. When
  • Navy officer receives Air Force medal at Niagara

    Lt. Cmdr. Robert Kenning (right), Buffalo Military Entrance Processing Station commander, is presented the Air Force Achievement medal by Col. Mark Larson, 914th Air Refueling Wing commander, March 29, 2019 Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. Lt. Cmdr. Kenning was nominated for the decoration by Lt. Col. William Gourlay, 914th Security Forces
  • Freedom's front door

    The Buffalo Military Entrance Processing Station at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. is responsible for screening, interviewing and qualifying our future leaders in the U.S. military. This is the first interaction many of these applicants get with the military so this team has to make that first impression count.
  • 914th AFE trains aircrew

    Aircrew from the 914th Air Refueling Wing traveled to Naval Air Station Key West, Florida March 14, 2019 to complete Aircrew Flight Equipment’s combat survival and water survival training. Aircrew must complete the training every 36 months to stay mission qualified.
  • Airman For A Day program welcomes its newest member

    Honorary 2nd Lt. Will Lucas makes a grand entrance into the 914th Operations Group building as unit members applaud at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. on March 6, 2019. Lucas was chosen to be "Airman For A Day" which is a program sponsored by the Oishei Children's Hospital of Buffalo, N.Y. in cooperation with the 914th Air Refueling
  • Linkel assumes command of the 914 MXS

    Left to right, Lt. Col. Trevor Sthultz, 914th Maintenance Group commander, gives the guidon of command to Maj. Jak Linkel, 914th Maintenance Squadron commander, during an assumption of command ceremony Mar. 2, 2019, in a hangar of the 914th Air Refueling Wing, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Lucas Morrow)
  • Command chaplain visits Niagara

    The 914th Air Refueling wing hosted Air Force Reserve Command Chaplain (Col.) Randy Marshall and AFRC Religious Affairs Functional Manager Chief Master Sgt. Natalie Gray as they met with key leadership here to offer their ministry support and see first-hand ministry support and services being offered to personnel. “It was great to see how they