Niagara packs last parachute

Master Sgt. John Wendelin with the 914th Airlift Wing at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station repacks the last B-A 22 parachute. This is the last parachute repack for Aircrew Flight Equipment as the wing converts from the C-130 Hercules to the KC-135 Stratotanker.

NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION, N.Y. --

Master Sgt. John Wendelin, Aircrew Flight Equipment Craftsman, has repacked the last B-A 22 parachute here.  Airmen from Niagara have been packing parachutes for more than 40 years and Wendelin has been performing this task for 20 of those. This is the last parachute repack for AFE as the wing converts from the C-130 Hercules to the KC-135 Stratotanker.