STEWART AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Newburgh-- New York Air National Guard Lt. Col. Linda Rohatsch receives a Bronze Star Medal with Valor awarded posthumously to her son, Staff Sgt. Todd "TJ" Lobraico, from Col. Timothy LaBarge, commandeer of the 105th Airlift Wing, during ceremonies here on Saturday, April 11. Lobraico, who was killed in action in Afghanistan in September 2013 is credited with taking actions which saved the life of other members of the 105th Security Forces Squadron. His father, Master Sgt. Todd Lobraico is also a member of the 105th.
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