Cadet Senior Airman Tonie Ruttkiewicz, Cadet 2nd Lt. Andre Birt, Cadet Chief Master Sgt. Benjamin Crane and Cadet Senior Airman Travis Jones stand ready to present the colors.
The cadets present the colors at midfield.
Photos by 2nd Lt. Keenan Jensen
1st Lt. Franklin Birt
Broome-Tioga Composite Squadron
New York Wing
Cadets from the Broome-Tioga Composite Squadron presented the colors before the Buffalo Bills’ last home game the afternoon of Dec. 24 at New Era Field in Orchard Park, New York.
Accompanying the color guard – Cadet 2nd Lt. Andre Birt, Cadet Chief Master Sgt. Benjamin Crane and Cadet Senior Airmen Travis Jones and Tonie Ruttkiewicz – were Lt. Col. Douglas Jensen, commander of the New York Wing’s South Central Group, and 2nd Lt. Keenan Jensen, the group’s cadet program officer.
Broome-Tioga cadets have also presented the colors for New York Jets and Giants football games at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, NASCAR races at Watkins Glen International and local sporting events in the Greater Binghamton area.