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Valentines for Vets

Valentines for vets

For the past 11 years members of the Erie County Legislature have run a program whereby school children from across the county create home-made Valentine's Day cards for local veterans. Showing off their Valentine greetings Feb. 9, 2021 at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station N.Y. are (left to right) Mrs. Danielle Kiefer, 865th Combat Support Hospital, Army Reserve administrator; Army Capt. Wesley Roberts, 2nd Squadron, 101st Cavalry, training officer; Navy Lt. Cmdr. Andrew Groh, Buffalo Military Entrance Processing Station commander; Col. Gary Charlton, 107th Attack Wing (Air National Guard) commander; Erie County Legislators Frank Todaro and Christopher Greene; Col. Carl Magnusson, 914th Air Refueling Wing (Air Force Reserve) commander and Chief Master Sgt. Donald Peters, 914th ARW command chief. The cards will be distributed to members across the air base, and Col. Magnusson commented, “Although you cannot see it, we all have smiles under these masks.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Peter Borys)

NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION, N.Y. -- For the past 11 years members of the Erie County Legislature have run a program whereby school children from across the county create home-made Valentine's Day cards for local veterans. Showing off their Valentine greetings Feb. 9, 2021 at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station N.Y. are (left to right) Mrs. Danielle Kiefer, 865th Combat Support Hospital, Army Reserve administrator; Army Capt. Wesley Roberts, 2nd Squadron, 101st Cavalry, training officer; Navy Lt. Cmdr. Andrew Groh, Buffalo Military Entrance Processing Station commander; Col. Gary Charlton, 107th Attack Wing (Air National Guard) commander; Erie County Legislators Frank Todaro and Christopher Greene; Col. Carl Magnusson, 914th Air Refueling Wing (Air Force Reserve) commander and Chief Master Sgt. Donald Peters, 914th ARW command chief. The cards will be distributed to members across the air base, and Col. Magnusson commented, “Although you cannot see it, we all have smiles under these masks.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Peter Borys)