NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION--Thirteen members of the New York Air National Guard’s 107th Airlift Wing departed Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station on Saturday, February 25 for a three week intensive training event at Fort Bliss, Texas.
At Fort Bliss they will hone their combat skills prior to forward deploying overseas to Afghanistan.
Family members, friends and fellow airmen gathered to bid them farewell as they boarded an aircraft to depart for their six month tour of duty.
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