Body of slain upstate New York Army officer arrives home - New York News

Body of slain upstate New York Army officer arrives home

Lt. Col. Todd Clark (U.S. Army photo) Lt. Col. Todd Clark (U.S. Army photo)

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The body of one of three New Yorkers killed in an attack in Afghanistan has arrived in his upstate hometown as the funeral of a second victim was being held in the Hudson Valley.

Local media outlets report that the plane carrying Lt. Col. Todd Clark's body arrived Monday morning at Albany International Airport. His funeral is Tuesday afternoon in suburban Guilderland.

Clark, Lt. Col. Jaimie Leonard of Warwick and Joseph Morabito of Hunter were killed June 8 in an attack by an Afghan soldier they were training.

Morabito was a retired law enforcement officer working as a military contractor. His funeral was Monday morning in Greene County.

Services for Leonard, a 1997 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, are being held Thursday at West Point.

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