by Master Sgt. Kevin Nichols
914th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
4/19/2013 - NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION, N.Y. -- Lt.
Col. Patrick Peretta, 914th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, received
the Daemen College Community Leadership Award April 6, 2013 for his
outstanding work with veterans at the Amherst, N.Y. college.
Peretta received the award from Dr. Michael S. Brogan, Daemen Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Recognized for his work in helping veterans entering college and working
with the Veterans Administration, Peretta also helps his fellow
servicemembers returning from overseas receive their benefits and
readjusting to being back home.
In addition to his work helping veterans, Peretta also helps the Boy Scouts and local medical students get CPR certified.