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Team Niagara is Mission Ready

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  • By Senior Master Sgt. Ray Lloyd
  • 107th Airlift Wing
Members of the 107th and 914th Airlift Wing's successfully completed their Operational Readiness Inspection (ORI) and were briefed as being mission ready on July 31, 2012. The units were inspected on deployment procedures, base and work centers setups, simulated base attacks with mortar, simulated chemical and missile attacks, first aid and just being a good airman and wingman. It's all about attitude and being a team player.

"I'm impressed on how both units worked together as a team for this ORI." Said Col. Andrew Molnar, Team Chief Air Mobility Commands Inspector General. "You are a model to the Air Force on how an associate wing should work and there is nothing better for both than gold."

Team Niagara also was recognized with 9 exceptional performers, 15 outstanding individuals, 10 team recognitions and 10 coin recipients. Included with excellent grades and top performers were Operation Security (OPSEC), Personnel Support for Contingency Operation (PERCSO), Judge Advocate General (JAG) and the Chaplain's.

"You should be proud of your efforts." said Major General Verle Johnston, New York Air Guard Commander. "You're mission ready."

All members from the combined wing performed to the best of their ability. This teamwork in action came with outstanding results from the Air Mobility Command IG teams outbrief.

"Team Niagara did a great job, I'm proud to have served as the commander for this ORI and will go to war with you anytime." said Col Jim McCready, 107th Airlift Wing Commander.