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  • 107th Airmen Redeploy after nine months, recall good times in spite of pandemic

    Redeployed Airmen from the New York Air National Guard’s 107th Security Forces Squadron, part of the 107th Attack Wing, say they faced some unique challenges and endured trial and uncertainty throughout their mission to Qatar due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • Niagara Falls Resident Venita Smith Receives NAACP Award

    Senior Master Sgt. Venita Smith assigned to the 107th Attack Wing has been selected as the Air National Guard recipient of the NAACP Roy Wilkins Renown Service Award 2020.She was chosen from across the Air Force for this award emphasizing those who serve their community and are dedicated to improving society."Senior Master Sgt. Smith exemplifies
  • Niagara awakens the warrior, virtually

    It started with an idea to encourage Airmen to keep fit during the Covid-19 pandemic. Airmen from Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. were met with a challenge to compete in a virtual race by June 6, 2020. 914th Air Refueling Wing Exercise Physiologist Paul Hackett designed the Niagara Falls Warrior Virtual 5k Challenge to help 914th Air
  • OPERATION PREEMPTIVE REPRIEVE ed. 3, AFI 1-1 Section 1.7; Structure.

    This month we will be dissecting and discussing AFI 1-1 Section 1.7; Structure.
  • Senate confirms Brown to be 22nd Air Force chief of staff on unanimous vote

    The U.S. Senate confirmed Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., June 9, to be the 22nd Air Force chief of staff, clearing the way for the decorated pilot and experienced commander to become the first African American in history to lead a branch of the U.S. military as its highest-ranking officer.
  • Legal Office Information on AFI 1-1

    Airmen:Last month we highlighted what AFI 1-1 was, and why it is such an important regulation for us to know and follow. This month and going forward, we will begin to highlight the various sections of the AFI!Section 1.6 discusses our Customs and Courtesies, like, for instance saluting. Saluting is a sign of mutual respect between military
  • Master Sgt. Jennifer DeWispelaere, 107th Attack Wing Recognized as Top Financial Manager

    DeWispelaere, a Financial Management Craftsman assigned to the 107th Comptroller Flight, was named Financial Management Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year for 2019.
  • Airmen Scheduled to Honor Covid-19 Frontline Workers in Flight Over WNY

    A formation of Western New York & New England-based U.S. Air Force aircraft are scheduled to flyover WNY on May 12, 2020, starting at 11:45 a.m.Following routine training operations, a KC-135 from the 914 ARW at NFARS and F-35s from the Vermont Air National Guard will honor all of those working on the front lines during the Covid-19 crisis.The 914
  • Niagara Falls ARS Begins Temperature Screening at the Main Gate

    Col. Mark Larson, commander of the 914th Air Refueling Wing (ARW) made the determination in conjunction with Col. Gary Charlton, commander of the 107th Attack Wing (ATKW), to initiate a temperature check for all individuals entering the base beginning Monday, April 13, 2020, until further notice."We have a total force of six separate units on our
  • Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station Raises HPCON Level to Charlie

    NFARS has assumed Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Charlie in accordance with the issued guidance from the Secretary of Defense to raise the HPCON level to Charlie at all DoD installations globally on March 25, 2020 to combat the spread of COVID-19 across the Department of Defense and our local communities.