Photo courtesy Senior Master Sgt. Dona Roper, New York Air National Guard
WRIGHT-PATERSON AIR FORCE BASE,Dayton, Ohio--Some of the New York Air National Guard members who took part in the Air Force Marathon and Air Force Half-Marathon races held at the Air Force Museum here on Sept. 17. Pictured are: SMSgt Jerard Roper (109 AMXS); SMSgt Donna Roper (JFHQ); MSgt Linda Mies (174 FSS),MSgt Christopher Moore (109 CF); and SrA Brian Alexander (109 CF).
Not pictured but participating were: MAJ Aaron Lancaster (139 AS);TSgt Geoff Cerrone (139 AS; Sgt Sanning Pingitore (JFHQ); and Capt Michelle Buonome (JFHQ).
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