KY National Guard to Break Ground on Facility

By: AP
By: AP

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The Kentucky National Guard is set to break ground on a new $25 million Army Aviation Support facility in Frankfort.

The new hangars and offices space will replace an older facility built in 1958.

With more than 92,000 square feet of combined space, the new complex will provide protection for the Kentucky Guard's UH-60 Blackhawk and OH-58 helicopter fleet, along with maintenance and training space for the crews that fly and work on them.

A formal groundbreaking is scheduled for Friday morning at the Boone National Guard Center in Frankfort.

Adjutant General Edward W. Tonini, Frankfort Mayor Bill May and Franklin County Judge-Executive Ted Collins will take part in the ceremony.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


WBKO.com is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, no links, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards.

powered by Disqus
WBKO 2727 Russellville Road Bowling Green, KY 42101-3976 Phone: 270-781-1313 After Hours Hotline: 270-781-6397 Fax: 270-781-1814
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 215223901