Military News

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Niagara Airmen take part in Veterans Day ceremonies

by Master Sgt. Kevin Nichols
914th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

11/11/2012 - NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION, N.Y. -- Three Niagara Airmen were key participants in a Veterans Day ceremony in the Town of Cambria, N.Y. Nov. 11. The ceremony commenced at 11 a.m. -- 94 years to the hour when an armistice between the Allied nations and Germany went into effect on the 11th hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, November 11, 1918.

Chief Master Sgt. Michael Zimmerman, 328th Airlift Squadron, was the featured speaker for this event that also included a flag fold ceremony by Niagara Falls Air Base Honor Guard Tech. Sgt. Jermell Motley and Senior Airman Latosha Cain.

Numerous members of the 914th Airlift Wing spent this Veterans Day weekend participating in remembrance ceremonies throughout western New York.

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