• Team Niagara vs. the Buffalo Sabres Alumni

    Four hundred spectators packed Dwyer Arena Sunday, April 10 to watch former Buffalo Sabre hockey icons like Richard Dunn, Darryl Shannon and Andrew Peters face off against a team from Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.The game between the one-time pros and the members of the New York Air National Guard's 107th Airlift Wing and the Air Force
  • Senator Kirsten Gillibrand toured facilities here March 25

    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand toured facilities here March 25 to see firsthand how they've improved since the base was taken off the closure list in 2005. It was the first time the New York senator visited the base, and Mr Michael Williams showed her The Community Activity Center being constructed in the brief tour of the base. Also both Wing
  • Ground breaking ceremony for the Small Arms Range

    In a ceremony held here March 22, Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, Niagara County Legislator William Ross, 914th Airlift Wing Commander Col. Mark Murphy, 107th Airlift Wing Commander Col. Jim McCready, and others stuck shovels into earth, kicking off construction for the 28,300 square foot, fully enclosed facility. Estimated to be completed in early
  • Yellow Ribbon event educates upcoming deployers

    Almost two hundred 107th Airlift Wing members packed the base theatre for a pre-deployment Yellow Ribbon event designed to inform, educate and address concerns that the deployers and their family may have. More than a dozen subject matter experts addressed the Airmen simplifying benefits that they are entitled to receive. Along with presentations
  • New York Army Guard Military Police Unit Heading for Iraq

    More than 700 family members, friends and officials turned out to say goodbye to 110 members of the New York Army National Guard's 105th Military Police Company here on Wednesday, March 9.The Buffalo unit was the first New York Army National Guard unit deployed to Iraq in 2003 and as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom and is now going back as part of
  • New command for the 107th AW LRS

    Lt. Col. Kenneth Anderson took command of the 107th Airlift Wing's Logistics Readiness Squadron in a ceremony held here on Feb. 13. The colonel previously held the position as LRS operations officer and replaces outgoing LRS Commander Lt. Col. Steven Hefferon, who now holds the position of 107th Comptroller Flight Commander. Passing the LRS guidon
  • 107th Communications Flight recognize their outstanding performers

    During an awards ceremony held here over February's unit training assembly four members from the 107th Communications Flight were recognized for their outstanding performance and superior work ethics. Master Sgt. Greg Fabbiano was awarded both the Air Force Achievement Medal and the State of New York Medal for Merit. Master Sgt. Chris Zastrow
  • 107th AW gets new commander

    On Jan 22nd in a ceremony attended by more than 1,000 military members, family, and friends, Colonel Jim McCready assumed command of the 107th Airlift Wing. New York State Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Patrick Murphy (on left) passes the Wing's colors to the new commander as the outgoing 107th AW Commander (on right) Col. Patrick Ginavan looks on.
  • Buffalo Stars 2nd fundraiser nets a win

    On Dec. 18th during a hockey tournament the Buffalo Stars organized their second fundraiser that benefited the 107th Airlift Wing. The Buffalo Stars' efforts surpassed their expectations, raising a combined $1,200 in gift cards and donations."We were very pleased with the generosity of the fans," said Sandi Radwan, one of the event coordinators.
  • Colonel Jim McCready Named Next Commander of 107th Airlift Wing

    Colonel Jim McCready will take command of the 107th Airlift Wing of the New York Air National Guard in January, Major General Patrick Murphy, the Adjutant General of New York, announced today.McCready, a combat veteran and East Aurora resident, is currently serving as the wing's vice commander, responsible for equipping and training the wing's 900

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