91-year-old Josephine Rachiele honored for contributions to aerospace industry during WWII

A 91-year-old woman was honored Thursday for her hard work that helped America win World War II.

Rachiele helped assemble and engineer planes.

Rachiele helped assemble and engineer planes.

FARMINGDALE - A 91-year-old woman was honored Thursday for her hard work that helped America win World War II.

Josephine Rachiele is being recognized for contributions made to the aerospace industry at Grumman and Fairchild Republic in the 1940s.

Rachiele helped assemble and engineer planes.

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