Dad shares last deployment with son, son-in-law

Senior Master Sgt. Steven Buchwald is flanked by his son-in-law Senior Airman Hans Hock on his right and his son, Senior Airman Travis Buchwald, on his left as they stand proudly in front of a C-130 from their home unit, the 107th Airlift Wing, Air National Guard, Niagara Falls, N.Y. The trio are deployed together to the 386th Expeditionary Maintenance Group, undisclosed location, Southwest Asia. The senior Buchwald retires in December after 32 years of military service and is thankful that he got to share it with family. “It’s neat to be here with the two boys,” he said. The Buchwalds are natives of Lockport, N.Y. Hock is a native is Buffalo, N.Y. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Marelise Wood)

PHOTO BY: Master Sgt. Marelise Wood
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