• International Denim Day

    Denim Day is an international event held during Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).In 1992, an 18 year old in Italy was picked up by her driving instructor to begin a driving lesson. Soon after, she was raped on the side of the road by the instructor. She pressed charges and won her case. The instructor appealed, and the case went to the Italian
  • 107th Gives Army ROTC Cadets airlift

    The 107th Airlift Wing is always ready for a mission and this mission is giving the Canisius College Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) Battalion Cadets real world Army deployment training. On April 19th, thirty two Cadets arrived at Niagara Falls Reserve Station and boarded one of the unit's C-130's to be airlifted for their leadership
  • Exercise reveals strengths and room for improvement

    Team Niagara, consisting of the 107th and 914th Airlift Wings, along with the 143rd Airlift Wing, Rhode Island Air National Guard, came together here at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center to participate in an Operational Readiness Exercise March 31-April 5. The exercise offered the units an opportunity to come together as a unit, the 125th
  • Joint Chaplains' Conference comes to the 107th Airlift Wing

    In today's times it is important to be resourceful. Having this insight, Chaplain, Lt Col James P. Jaeger, Wing Chaplain, 107AW, hosted the 2012 New York National Guard Joint Chaplain Training at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, bringing positive, economic impact to both the base and the surrounding community. The beautiful facilities on base
  • Kids Day

    The 107th Airlift Wing steps up to help the Buffalo News and Women & Children's Hospitals 30th Anniversary Kids Day March 20, 2012.Unit members hit the streets to peddle the news for $1.00 donation during the morning rush hour. 1200 papers needed to be sold and the proceeds benefit the hospital in Western New York."The 107th members are honored to
  • Mission Ready

    The 107th Operation Group and 136th Airlift Squadron completed its week long (7-14 Mar) Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Aircrew Standardization Evaluation Visit (ASEV).The HQ team grades Directive/Program compliance, and aircrew performance through flight evaluations and testing. Program grading is based on the five tier system, Outstanding,
  • A New ThunderBird for 2012

    Call it a sign of the times, but the world wants information and they want it now. We must change our old ways to keep up with this pace. As you know we publish all of our news stories, written and video, directly to our public website: http://www.107aw.ang.af.mil/ and Facebook (107th Airlift Wing NYANG). These are venues to tell our story to the
  • Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program connects members to family, information

    ROCHESTER, NY- The 107th Airlift Wing, of the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, hosted a Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program here March 3 and 4. The event was for recently returned deployed service members and their families. The two-day conference provided guidance, resources, entitlements information, and interactive presentations by expert
  • Once again into the breach

    Approximately thirteen members of the New York Air National Guard's 107th Airlift Wing departed Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station on Saturday, February 25 for a three week intensive training event at Fort Bliss, Texas. There, they will hone their combat skills prior to forward deploying overseas to Afghanistan. Family members, friends and fellow
  • Congresswomen Kathy Hochul visits Niagara Falls Reserve Station

    On Tuesday, Jan 31st, Congresswomen Kathy Hochul representing the 26th District of New York visited the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station. She met with Col. Jim McCready, 107th Airlift Wing Commander, and Col. Allen Swartzmiller, 914th Airlift Wing Commander, to discuss the proposed Department of Defense budget cuts and hold a press conference with

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