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  • HOLI-Day of Giving

    The 107th Airlift Wing celebrated the holidays and had a day of giving. During the month of December, collection boxes were set up around Niagara Falls Air Base and unit members donated new and used clothing as well as non-perishable food items. A handful of Top 3 Council members volunteered to deliver these items to two local, non-profit
  • 107th Airlift Wing deployers return from final deployment with C-130H2 aircraft

    NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION- 33 members of the New York Air National Guard's 107th Airlift Wing were reunited with friends and family here Thursday after returning from a deployment in Southwest Asia. The returning group of personnel is part of a larger deployment of 130 107th Operations and Maintenance Group personnel that rotated in over
  • ThunderBird Fall 2013

    The ThunderBird has changed to a quarterly edition. It will be published in March, June, September, and December (spring, summer, fall and winter issues). This will take some advanced planning to get articles, columns, and wing events published in the quarterly newsletter.We value your opinions.Please feel free to drop us a line at our e-mail
  • Dad shares last deployment with son, son-in-law

    Members of the military commonly refer to each other as family. They share experiences that most times can't be truly understood by those who haven't lived them. Often these experiences are forged in places far from home where mothers, fathers, husbands, wives, children and other loved ones can only be seen on the screen of some electronic device,
  • Team Niagara Participates in the Great Shakeout Drill

    Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, NY- Members of the 107th and 914th Airlift Wing joined more than 18 million people world-wide in the Great ShakeOut earthquake drill at 10:17 am on October 17th, 2013. The full-time employees practiced as if there was a major earthquake occurring by using the Drop, Cover and Hold On method and stayed in position
  • Lieutenant Colonel Emily J. Desrosier assumed command of the 107th Airlift Wing Medical group

    Colonel Emily J. Desrosier assumed command of the 107th Airlift Wing Medical Group on Saturday of September's drill. Lt. Col. Desrosier was assigned to the 106th Rescue Wing as the Medical Administrative Officer since 2008. Her responsibilities included program and plan development as well as overall administration of healthcare medical operations.
  • Buffalo native Patrick Kane brings Stanley Cup to Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station

    Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane visited the 107th Airlift Wing here Saturday, bringing with him the Stanley Cup and Conn Smythe trophies. Kane, a south Buffalo native was touring Western New York displaying the Stanley Cup at various stops. Members of the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station had the opportunity to meet Kane, as well as have
  • The 107th Airlift Wing held a sexual assault prevention and response stand-down day

    The 107th Airlift Wing held a sexual assault prevention and response stand-down day on July 21, 2013 during the unit's training assembly weekend here. The stand-down was a temporary stoppage of operations to focus on eliminating sexual assault in the Armed Forces, an initiative directed by the Secretary of Defense.The day began with a commander's
  • ThunderBird Summer 2013

    The ThunderBird has changed to a quarterly edition. It will be published in March, June, September, and December (spring, summer, fall and winter issues). This will take some advanced planning to get articles, columns, and wing events published in the quarterly newsletter.We value your opinions.Please feel free to drop us a line at our e-mail
  • Another Deployment for the 107th

    107th Airlift Wing, New York Air National Guard deploys to Southwest Asia for the second time in two years. More than 100 Airmen, from aircraft maintenance and operations squadrons, said good bye to their families and friends this past week. The group is scheduled to be deployed for next several months. The C-130 was loaded with supplies and
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