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  • An evening with Lt. Col. Greg Miller

    Stanley Nowak, president of the Aero Club of Buffalo presents Lt. Col. Greg Miller a C-130 pilot from the 107th Airlift Wing a bronze buffalo. The Colonel spent the evening sharing his many years of flight experience and stories with club members. The Aero Club of Buffalo comprised of aviation enthusiasts is celebrating its centennial year and is
  • Survival of the fittest

    During the August Unit training Assembly flight crew members spent the day on Lake Ontario practicing water survival skills. This biannual training incorporates the essential skills needed to survive in the unlikely event that they find themselves stranded in a body of water.Members of the 107th Aircrew Flight Equipment Squadron supplied all the
  • The 107th’s very own Michael Phelps

    "I was on the block and I looked to my left and there was an 84-year-old woman, I thought I can beat her, and then I looked to my right and there was an 18-year-old guy, and I thought hummm," said 107th pilot Maj. Michael Galvin. Settling for nothing less than gold, 107th Airlift Wing pilot Maj. Michael Galvin recently participated in the Empire
  • WWII vets visit Niagara

    On August 18 the 107th Airlift Wing, New York Air National Guard was honored by the presents of a group of WWII veterans that spent the day touring the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station. The Vets former members of the 512th Field Artillery Battalion, U.S. Army played a critical roll in the Allied victory at the Battle of the Bulge, Hitters last
  • Former 107th commander receives 2nd star

    On Aug. 4, more than 75 family, friends, distinguished guests, and colleagues gather at the Seay Auditorium, United States Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base. IL., for the promotion of Brig. Gen. James Kwiatkowski, to major general. Major General Kwiatkowski, former wing commander of the New York Air National Guard's 107th Air Refueling
  • Two Guardsmen recognized

    Recently two New York State Troopers, one a former New York Army Guardsman and the other a current New York Air Guardsman were presented the 2009 Lawman of the Year Award for their lifesaving action more than a year ago.Troopers Edward Stefik, 107th Airlift Wing, New York Air National Guard member and William Persinger former 1st Battalion 108th
  • The true cost of war hits home for a local family

    On June 25 countless family, friends, Patriot Guard Riders and military members gathered at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station to pay their final respects to Lance Cpl. Timothy Serwinowski, the areas most recent Afghanistan casualty. "Win" as known to his family and friends entered the Marines after graduating from North Tonawanda High School
  • Niagara to get new Community Activities Center

    On June 21st elected and military officials gathered at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station for a groundbreaking ceremony, kicking-off the construction of a $9.8 million Community Activity Center. The CAC is slated to replace the existing outdated dining facility and the existing Falcon club, an all ranks restaurant/bar. In 2005 the Base
  • 5K to the Fort

    On June 13th the second annual 5K to the Fort was held honoring former 107th Security Forces member Master Sgt. Andy Hoelzl. The more than 50 runners gathered in the picnic area at Fort Niagara where they loaded onto a bus that would take them to the start point some five kilometers away."This is the second year we've held the run/picnic," said
  • Traffic safety drives home the point

    May 24, a picture perfect day by most standards, the sun shining bright, not a cloud in the sky and the temperature in the 80's. A beautiful day to die, five people including an infant laid lifeless as a result of a teenage driver who was too preoccupied by a text to realize the light was red. Although only going 30 mph the four door sedan that she
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