• Hurricane Irene responder helps others, loses home

    Tech. Sgt. Kelli Sweeney, member of the 107th Airlift Wing Security Forces, was on her way home after working at the base on Friday, August 26. She was almost to her home in Middleburgh, NY, nearly 300 miles away, when she got the call from the 107th saying they needed all available personnel to report. Hurricane Irene was headed for downstate New
  • Day of Caring brings out the spirit of giving

    On the morning of Aug. 17th 20 members of the 107th Airlift Wing converged at the Corpus Christi Church in Buffalo, NY to give the grounds a much needed facelift. The members armed with scrapers, brushes, and rollers donned their protective gear and attacked the surrounding fences, guard rails and basement windows with a fresh coat of paint. Chris
  • Physical Training

    Saturday morning of the August drill, members of the 107th Airlift Wing gathered at the base fitness center for their annual Physical Training (PT) test. The new Air Force test involves waist measurements, pushups, sit ups, and the 1 1/2 mile run. It's in its second year of the program. " There is still some belly aching, but most are now
  • Mental health services now available

    Niagara Falls Guardsmen preparing to deploy, returning from a deployment or just need to talk about daily life issues will now have access to full-time mental health services. On Aug. 1, the 107th Airlift Wing welcomed Dr. Roger A. De Noyelles as our full-time Wing Director of Psychological Health (WDPH). Doc. Roger as he prefers to be called is
  • Captain Bryan Dalporto assumes command

    Captain Bryan Dalporto assumed command or the 107th Airlift Wing's Force Support Squadron in a ceremony recently held here. Captain Dalporto has a vast array of military experience spanning more than two decades, holding positions in security forces, public affairs, and most recently as the commander of the 107 AW Services Squadron. Captain
  • In a Memorial Day sendoff, family members and loved ones gather to bid farewell to members of the 107th Airlift Wing

    This year, Memorial Day will have a much greater meaning for the more than 80 Guardsmen and their families from the New York Air National Guard's 107th Airlift Wing. Instead of gathering to view Memorial Day parades, barbequing, and remembering the sacrifices past servicemen have paid, they gathered to say goodbye, to say goodbye to their Airmen
  • Chief Master Sgt. David Wohleben becomes the new 107th Command Chief

    A Transfer of Authority ceremony was held here Saturday, May 14 as an Olcott, New York resident, Chief Master Sgt. David R. Wohleben assumed the position of Command Chief Master Sergeant of the New York Air National Guard's 107th Airlift Wing. Chief Wohleben becomes the highest enlisted member of the unit, charged with overseeing all aspects of the
  • Time for an Engine Change

    Engine change every 6000 hours, and you thought changing your oil every 3000 miles was a task. The 107th Airlift Wings' Propulsion Shop or known as, the engine shop, installed a rebuilt Allison T56-A-15LFE turboprop engine on the C-130 aircraft while it was in the hanger for its annual 15 mouth inspection. MSgt Patrick Martin, Propulsion Section
  • New York State 2011 TAG Match overall champions

    The 107 Airlift Wing Combined Arms team consisting of Security Forcesmembers MSgt Edward Stefik, TSgt Guy Carlo and SSgt's Erik Johnson andWarren Jones were selected as the New York State 2011 Combat SustainmentTraining Exercise Match (TAG Match) overall champions. The 107 AW teamdefended the honor after winning the 2010 TAG Match, once again
  • April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Members of the 914th and 107th Airlift Wing's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Team hosted a lunch, learn and creativity event in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). The event was facilitated by Brande Newsome, 914th Airlift Wing SARC, and Nancy Deganis, Counselor, Buffalo Vet Center. Members participated in a discussion about

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