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  • First responder from 914th FES shares poignant memories of 9/11

    The bustling streets of New York City had never been so quiet. The only sounds that could be heard through the thick walls of ash and smoke were the beeping sounds of heavy equipment in reverse, mere blocks from ground zero. It did not matter what you were wearing that day, because everyone looked the same. Gray. The smell of metal, burning rubber,
  • 914th ARW honors lives lost in tragedy on American soil 18 years ago

    A 9/11 remembrance ceremony was held here on the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.For several years now, the base has come together to not only show support, but also to recognize and honor the lives lost in September 2001.“For all of us, the events of September 11, 2001 will forever live in our memories,” said Maj. Christopher Pike, a 914th
  • Award of the half winners announced

    Congratulations to the following 914th Air Refueling Wing members who have earned Award of the Half honors:  Category Winner Unit       Airman Senior Airman Jessica Miller 914 AES NCO Staff Sgt. Charles Meagher 328 ARS SNCO
  • Niagara announces STEP II promotions

    Congratulations to the following 914th Air Refueling Wing Airmen selected via the STEP II program for promotion on October 1st 2019. Each has demonstrated outstanding potential and the ability to serve in the next higher grade. The STEP II program is a commander's program designed to promote the most deserving Airmen, especially those who are
  • Congratulations to Niagara's newest Lt Col selects

    Congratulations to the 914th Air Refueling Wing's newest Lieutenant Colonel selects: Vanessa Bowman, 914th Force Support SquadronDennis Jakubczyk, 914th Air Refueling WingStanley Michel, 914th Aeromedical Staging Squadron John Redmond, 914th Aeromedical Staging SquadronMerle Schreckengost, 914th Operations Support SquadronEric Schwinge, 914th Air
  • 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