NIAGARA COUNTY, N.Y. ( WKBW ) The Pentagon has confirmed plans to eliminate nearly 1,000 jobs at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Base.
Under the plan, jobs in the Air Force National Guard's 107th Airlift Wing will be slashed.
Civilian groups and lawmakers plan to fight the proposed cuts.
Prominent New York State Senator George Maziarz joined Channel 7's John Borsa LIVE at the Base on "Eyewitness News at 5:30p.m." to discuss what he is doing to help.