WNY Vets was created to honor those from the eight counties in the Buffalo Niagara Region of
Western New York who have served in any branch of the United States Armed Forces, past or present.
Veterans from Monroe and Livingston Counties will now also be included.





Some of the most recent veterans listed on WNY Vets:


Batson, J.E. David
Amherst, NY
Lt. F-4 Pilot VF-21 USS Midway CVA-41 Vietnam
MiG Killer


Kaczmarek, Edward H.
Buffalo, NY
Depew, NY
TSgt. B-24 Radio Op 726BS 451BG XVAF MTO WWII


Markowski, Ferdinand I. 'Freddy'
Buffalo, NY
RM3 USS Kearny DD-432 NORLANT MTO PTO WWII


Wilhelm, Paul J.
Buffalo, NY
Capt. P-3 Navigator VP-93 (NAR) NAF Detroit 1970s-1980s
VP-93 CO 1986-88






Here are some of the most recent images added to WNY Vets:



Project 914 Archives (S.Donacik collection)


Courtesy of Ashley Stafford


From: B-24 Liberators of the 15th Air Force/49th Bomb Wing in World War II by Michael D. Hill & John R. Beitling


Henrica Kiernan via The Buffalo News


Project 914 Archives


San Diego Air and Space Museum Archives


National Archives and Records Administration (Signal Corps photo by Pvt. C.L. Eddy)


National Museum of the United States Air Force


Project 914 Archives (S.Donacik collection)


National Archives and Records Administration via Fold3


From: 'The P-40 Kittyhawk' by Ernest R. McDowell (R.M. Hoffman)


Project 914 Archives (S.Donacik collection)


G. Horn via b26.com


Steve Solomon via 486th.org




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