LATHAM, N.Y. - Mr. Jim King, Director of Business Development for National Guard and Reserve Forces hands New York State Adjutant General Maj. Gen. Patrick Murphy the keys to two Latkotas that arrived on June 29 to the Latham-based Army Aviation Support Facility.
The ceremony took place Monday, July 2, to welcome the UH-72A Light Utility Helicopters to the fleet of rotary wing aircraft operated by Detachment 1, Company A, 1-224th Aviation Service and Support Battalion. The new helicopters were purchased specifically to be used in domestic operations in aid of law enforcement or during state emergencies.
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