LATHAM--New York Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 827th Engineer Company prepare to hoist the AH-1S Cobra attack helicopter displayed in front of Division of Military and Naval Affairs headquarters off its pedestal on Thursday, Oct. 25. The helicopter, once flown by New York Army National Guard aviators, will be cleaned and repainted before being remounted once again. The exercise gave the engineers a chance to practice using their crane, said Lt. Col. James Freehart, the commander of the 204th Engineer Battalion.
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Associated Press -- Sun, 21 Aug 2016 NY Air Guard member takes on role as top enlisted airman ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A retired western New York police officer who served as the top enlisted leader for the New York Air National Guard now has a new role.
Niagara Gazette -- Wed, 17 Aug 2016 Local vets bring battle-tested Cobra helicopter to Tonawanda A group of area Vietnam veterans brought a workhorse combat helicopter - one that was actually shot down in combat in Vietnam - to Tonawanda, with a groundbreaking and dedication ceremony... (more)
Brookfield Daily Voice -- Mon, 15 Aug 2016 New Fairfield's TJ Lobraico Foundation Thanks Supporters For Breakout Run NEW FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Organizers of the third annual T.J. Lobraico Breakout Run took to Facebook recently to thank those who helped them raise more than $7,000.