WRIGHT PATERSON AFB, Ohio--Eight New York Air National Guard members who participated in the 14the annual Air Force Marathon at Wright Paterson Air Force Base, Ohio on Saturday. Sept. 18, pose for a photo after the race.
Pictured are, from left first row: Master Sgt. Kristy Stearns, Esperance; Master Sgt. Shannon Pingitore, Fort Edward; Master Sgt. Linda Peters, West Monroe, and Senior Master Sgt. Ann Miller, Greenwich. In the back row are, from left: Senior Master Sgt. Donna Roper, Mechanicville; Lt. Col Tammy Street, Clifton Park; Master Sgt. Kimberly Bowman; Universal City, Texas; and Senior Master Sgt. Terry Potter, Fort Edward.
All but Peters and Bowman are assigned to Headquarters New York Air National Guard in Latham. Peters is assigned to the 174th Fighter Wing in Syracuse and Bowman is assigned on active duty in Texas.
Not pictured is Lt. Col. Emily Derosier a member of the 106th Rescue Wing from Westhampton Beach, Long Island.
12,000 runners took part in the race. Participants were allowed to compete in a half marathon or a full marathon.
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