• Airmen and cargo on the move.

    The 107th and 914th Airlift Wing's had their Position the Force Exercise at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station Jan. 21 and 22. The exercise involved movement of personnel and cargo of about 500 Airmen and over 100,000 lbs of cargo onto C-130 aircraft in a 12 hour period. The majority of this work is done by the air transportation specialist or,
  • 107th Airlift Wing honors former U.S. President

    A wreath was laid at the western New York gravesite of former U.S. President Millard Fillmore to commemorate the 212th anniversary of his birth. Col. John Higgins Vice Commander of the New York Air National Guard's 107th Airlift Wing, placed the wreath on behalf of President Barack Obama at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo, NY on January 6, 2012.
  • The 107th Airlift Wing Serves the Community

    INTEGRITY FIRST, SERVICE BEFORE SELF AND EXCELLENCE IN ALL WE DO. The Air Force motto not only applies to our military duty but carries over into all we do. On December 21, 2011, members of the 107th Airlift Wing continued it's tradition of serving and supporting the Niagara Community Mission by sponsoring an annual food drive and providing a
  • 107th Airlift Wing Toy Drive Adds to Marine Corps Toys for Tots

    Commanders from the New York Air National Guard's 107th Airlift Wing met with local Marine Corps representatives today for a Toys for Tots drop off for bags of donated toys by members of the 107th Airlift Wing.The toys were initially donated for OPERATION SANTA CLAUS, a 107th Airlift Wing initiative that reached out to children from Niagara
  • The 107th airlifts Santa Claus

    Santa Claus arrived on a C-130 aircraft and delivered gifts to delighted local preschoolers here Saturday. The 107th Airlift Wing partnered with Niagara Children Education and Treatment Center to bring the children a little holiday cheer with gifts donated by unit members. The C-130 landed and then pulled up with Santa waving from the top hatch of
  • Lake Effect Storm hits Niagara

    When it comes to working in the snow, the airmen at the Niagara Falls Reserve Station know the mission must go on. Members from the 107th and 914th Airlift Wings work together getting the C-130 aircraft ready for today's mission. "Until the SOF (Supervisor of Flying) tells us they're going to be a weather hold or mission cancel we need to have the

    The 107th Airlift Wing held its first OPERATION CHRISTMAS COOKIE at the Niagara Falls Reserve Station. This event was held to prepare and send Christmas cookies to deployed members of the 107th and 914th Airlift Wings. Airmen & Family Readiness Program Manager Jeanne Goetze thought of the idea to help boost the holiday spirit of our airman
  • Five-year-old reports for duty

    Saturday a five-year-old boy who recently battled cancer got the chance to be a Guardsman for the day here. His day was part of a military-themed experience for the boy that included a bedroom makeover.Donovan Benzin was selected by Special Spaces Buffalo, NY, a nonprofit charity to receive some special attention. The charity's mission is to
  • BASH It's not a party

    On September 19&20 the Niagara Falls Reserve Station had a visit from Dr. Russ DeFusco of BASH Inc., an NGB funded contractor. He specializes in Bird Aircraft Strike Hazard abatement for civil and military flight safety. He has over 20 years of applied worldwide experience in this area and has visited nearly every Guard and Reserve flying unit to
  • New England Small Arms Marksmanship Warrior Challenge

    Back in April of this year the 107th AW team won their second in a row NYState TAG Match at Camp Smith, NY. This qualified them to represent NYState in the National Guards New England Warrior Challenge - Fort Devens Massachusetts.This 4 day event included 10 matches with pistol and rifle. Includingapproximately 70 participants from all services.

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