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:

Flanigen, Joseph R.
Buffalo, NY
2ndLt. F-86 F-94 Pilot 136FIS 107FIG NYANG Niagara Falls Airport

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

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:

Joseph Flanigen (Facebook)

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

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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