war in Afghanistan

Supplies for the Troops – Letters from Afghanistan
This photo  is of us getting ready to drop much needed supplies to the soldiers on the ground. Water, and General Supplies that most everyone would take for granted. You would not believe the amount of stuff we drop not to mention the people we move...
Endless Missions – Letters From Afghanistan
Things here are a lot different than Iraq. The biggest thing is seeing all of the Medic Helicopters come in.  It's pretty sad to see all of them. We have the best hospital in theatre, we have a 99% live rate. Every day and night there are at least 10 missions for medivac. I'm really glad Niagara can…
Sunrise in a War Zone – Letters From Afghanistan
I can only send one picture at a time so today is this one. It is a sunrise in Afghanistan. Miss every one but I need to get some sleep. Everything is going well just a few minor hicups that you'll probably see on the news. After talking to the Army guys every chance I get I honestly believe we…
A Soldier’s Poem Honoring Heroes Who Made Ultimate Sacrifice
This past Memorial Day I attended a deployment ceremony at the Niagara Falls Air Base.  I was invited by my friend Vince who was heading to Afghanistan with the 107th Air Wing.  A few minutes before he headed to the tarmac to board the C130, he came up to me and handed me a piece of paper with a poe…