• With Wings as Eagles: The Beginning

    The 107th Attack Wing is one of the original units of the New York Air National Guard, having been allocated to the state of New York on May 24, 1946, shortly after the end of World War II. It was then on Dec. 8, 1948, that the 107th was given federal recognition and commenced flying operations with

  • Dear Dorie

    The skies above Europe during World War II are cold and deadly but set the stage for a love story that spans more than two years. Nine months of that is spent waiting for release as a prisoner of war.Taking whatever scraps can be found or bribed for from the prison camp guards, memories are

  • A Link to the Past

    A former commander of the 107th Attack Wing here returns to the unit to swear in his great-grandson during an enlistment ceremony at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, Nov. 20, 2017. Retired Col. Laverne Donner was the third commander of the 107th from 1969 to 1972, serving while the wing was

  • Becoming Ultra

    Sitting and waiting, watching a video that will soon start announcing names. The heart starts racing in anticipation of hearing her name called as one of two people that will be selected.The application process was lengthy, and the suspense has led to her hearing her name announced as being one of

  • Cavalry Troops Conduct Urban Training

    Infantrymen from C Troop, 2nd Squadron, 101st Cavalry Regiment, New York Army National Guard, conducted air assault training at the National Guard training site in Youngstown, New York, Feb. 21, 2016.For the Soldiers of C Troop this is one of the many exercises they are conducting in preparation for

  • Niagara's Best are Welcomed Home

    Family members, friends and loved ones wait patiently with their signs and American flags, creating a sea of red, white and blue. They are patient, though highly anxious because it is the day that has been looked forward to for more than six months.During that time it has been a rollercoaster of

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