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  • 3-year-old becomes newest member of the 107th

    Well for the day that is; a local 3-year-old boy became an honorary pilot for the day when he reported for duty at the New York Air National Guard's 107th Airlift Wing. "Logan is a typical 3-year-old; he loves planes, playing with toy cars, and trucks, and pretty much anything with wheels," said his mother Carol. "He also loves running and jumping,
  • 107th Airlift Wing enlistees swear in on game day

    During Sunday's Buffalo Bills/Pittsburg Steelers game, the newest New York Air National Guard's 107th Airlift Wing enlistees charged through the player's tunnel to take part in a pregame enlistment ceremony held on the Buffalo Bills field. "This is cool! Enlisting on the Bills field, "said Cara Sturdivant one of the enlistees. "I'll remember this
  • The munitions shop keeps the birds of the 107th/914th Airlift Wings safe

    Incoming, incoming... bellowed over the flight crews intercom. Instantly the C-130 banked hard to the left and climb into the sky at such a steep angle that one would have thought they were on a rocket ship, simultaneously the onboard computer evaluated the threat and deployed countermeasures. @#&% that was close exclaimed the copilot. We're not
  • 107th prepares for 2012

    Recently with just 36 hours notice, hundreds of members of the 107th Airlift Wing packed their bags and equipment, and readied for deployment. In what resembled a herd of pack mules, members lined up roadside to board the awaiting buses that would transport them to the pre-deployment area. Upon arrival members unloaded their bags and equipment onto
  • ROTC Cadets experience flight

    Recently Cadets from the Lewiston/Porter Junior ROTC program spent the day flying high with the 107th New York Air National Guard. Upon arrival to the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, cadets were ushered into the 107th Operations Briefing Room where Lt. Col. Deanna Miller the 107th Executive Officer gave the cadets an overview of the 107th's
  • 107th holds their 1st combat dining-in

    On October 16th both enlisted and officers fully loaded with water balloons, water guns, and silly string gathered at Hangar 907 for the first 107th Combat Dining-in, an event that was filled with both military protocol and good old-fashion fun. Dining-ins date back to the days of the Vikings, warriors would gather and feast together celebrating
  • Helmet drive kicks of this year's 107th CFC fund raising efforts

    In the early morning hours on Sunday of October's UTA, 107th Security Forces Squadron members strategically set up on-base road blocks, welcoming unit members to dig deep and contribute what they could to kick-off this year's Combined Federal Campaign. And dig deep they did, in just a few short hours their efforts were rewarded, raising more than
  • New beginning for a 107th chaplain and her flock

    On Sept. 26 more than 300 well wishes gathered with 107th Airlift Wing's Chaplain (Maj.) Jackie Kraft at the Asbury United Methodist Church to celebrate the official blessing of their new church. With a history as a church on the move, after more than a century the church and its followers are hopefully it has found its permanent home at 850 dodge
  • 107th members care

    On Aug. 18, 107th Airlift Wing members participated in the 2010 United Way Day of Caring. Lt. Col. Dave Durkee, Lt. Col. Todd Guay and his wife Jennifer, Capt. Pete Nowak, Capt. Craig Smith, 2nd Lt. Nick Langenfeld, 2nd Lt. Lindsay Sorce, Senior Master Sgt. Ray Fitzpatrick, Senior Master Sgt. Brian Howes and Staff Sgt. Sammy Vasquez spent the day
  • Buffalo Stars' fund raiser benefits local troops

    The Buffalo Stars, a junior hockey team not only rally when they're on the ice but off-ice they're a force to be reckoned with. Wanting to make a difference in the lives of local military members and their families the team organized a fund raising event that netted more than $900 in area gift cards for the 107th Airlift Wing Family Support
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