• Niles graduate served in Marines, at Youngstown Air Reserve Station | News, Sports, Jobs
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    Niles graduate served in Marines, at Youngstown Air Reserve Station | News, Sports, Jobs

    Submitted photo Ryan Gray stands next to a plane he flew in the Middle East. Gray served five years in the Marine Corps before joining the Air Force Reserve stationed in Vienna. CANFIELD — Ryan Gray strongly believes if he could overcome numerous challenges to achieve his dream of becoming a pilot, then anyone can. “I was raised by a single mom with involved, loving grandparents, Dell and Gloria Gray, and supportive aunts and uncles,” Gray said. He discovered at a young age his love for flying and planes. “My first plane ride in 1988, I was 10 or 11. The cabin was filled with cigarette…

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  • Love of sports takes flight for umpire and Reservist > Youngstown Air Reserve Station > Article Display
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    Love of sports takes flight for umpire and Reservist > Youngstown Air Reserve Station > Article Display

    YOUNGSTOWN AIR RESERVE STATION, Ohio —   Like the military, sports have many moving parts in order to properly execute what is seen on television every day. From the grounds crew to the scorekeepers, countless people work tirelessly to make these events happen. One of these moving parts are the officials. Without their contributions, the players you see would not be able to play the game they love at the level they do. With the military and sports sharing this common theme, Tech. Sgt. Jason Schneider, a special hands representative for the 76th Aerial Port Squadron and secretary for the Department of Veteran’s Affairs has been…

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