Media Coverage 2018-02-21T12:04:08+00:00




95.1 FM THE KIMBERLY AND BECK SHOW – February 2, 2018
Operation Build Up CEO Justin Cogswell Interview


GeneseeSun – Conesus To Remeasure Vet Charity For Code Violation – January 30, 2018
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Rochester News 8 WROC TV Coverage – January 30, 2018
Operation Build Up CEO Speaks Up

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Rochester NBC WHEC TV Channel 10 Coverage – January 28, 2018
Will A Local Veterans Non Profit Be Shut Down.. Justin Cogswell The CEO Fights Back

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Channel 12 Erie Pennsylvania News Coverage – January 16, 2018
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Operation Build Up – Webster On the Web Coverage – December 7, 2017
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Channel 13 WHAM News – Bright Spot Highlight –  December 5, 2017
A Gift For A Veteran – Click Image To View


Rochester News Channel 8 With Allison Warren – November 18, 2017


95.1 FM The Brother Wease Show – Veterans Day
Operation Build Up Surprises Homeless Native American Army Vietnam Veteran Live On Air – November 10, 2017


Meadville Tribune Coverage – October 29, 2017


Operation Build Up Interview 94.3 FM Meadville, PA – September 30, 2017


Meadville Tribune Coverage – September 30, 2017


United States Marine Corps Shares Our Mission – August 28, 2017



Meadville Tribune Front Page Coverage – August 16, 2017


Representative Tom Reed From The 23rd District
I want to give Operation Build Up A Special Shout Out!


Olean Times Herald – July 24th, 2017


Fox Live – Good Day Rochester – July 5, 2017


Spectrum News Coverage – Operation Build Up Surprises Vietnam Veteran Battling Cancer – July 3, 2017


Justin Cogswell CEO Operation Build Up Interview With Brother Wease 95.1 FM – June 13, 2017


Justin Cogswell Interview Rochester Man Online Magazine – June 11, 2017

Justin Cogswell CEO of Operation Build Up interview with Paul Ciminelli on Valor Radio 92.1 FM – June 7, 2017


Channel 13 WHAM Evening News Coverage – June 2, 2017


Channel 13 WHAM Article – June 3, 2017


Democrat And Chronicle Video Interview – May 26, 2017


Memorial Day Weekend
Democrat And Chronicle Newspaper Front Page Coverage – May 27, 2017


Rochester NY News 8 Extraordinary People Coverage – March 29, 2017


Rochester NY News First Article – March 28, 2017

Honeoye Falls, N.Y. (WROC-TV) – To say things have been tough for Army Veteran Joey Hernandez, would be an understatement.

“Joined the army at 20, 7 deployments, lots of friends who are dead, I almost died, got out. Depression, PTSD, not having a vehicle, stuck at the house, no job. Wanting to succeed but really the world coming down on you,” Hernandez says.

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Artemis Records Radio Interview – April 8, 2017
National Radio Show Located In Studio City California






Ceo Of Operation Build Up Justin Cogswell Prepares Organization For National Expansion – May 2, 2017

LIMA, NY, UNITED STATES, May 2, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — After much consideration Operation Build Up has announced that they are currently implementing a chain of command structure that will allow them expand the companies efforts nationally. When interviewed about the expansion Justin Cogswell the Ceo and founder of Operation Build Up stated that “We are going to utilize the same type of structure that we currently have in place within NYS on a national scale. While keeping our efforts completely volunteer we will have two different type of leadership levels for local community leaders to fit into, One is the position of a SCOUT. READ MORE


Lima, Ny Justin Cogswell Secures Aircraft Hanger For Operation Build Up Headquarters – April 26, 2017

ROCHESTER, N.Y.April 26, 2017PRLog — Operation Clean Out To Build Up llc

The Operation Build Up team is excited to announce that over the next 30 days we will be assisting in the updating of an old aircraft hanger, pouring concrete, running electricial, lights etc to make a transitional move into the location.  This will not only give us sufficient space for growth, fundraising, cook outs, concerts but it will also provide us with enough growing space to sustain us for years to come! READ MORE


Lima, NY Justin Cogswell – Operation Build Up Expands Assistance To All Of New York State – April 25, 2017

Press Release (ePRNews.com) – ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Apr 25, 2017 – Operation Build Up is excited to announce that they have reached a key period of growth and is now able to assist high risk veterans throughout the state of New York. When asked about the expansion Justin Cogswell of Operation Build Up stated that “One of our main goals since inception has been to be able to purchase and fix enough vehicles to reach the New York City area.  Now that we are confident enough in our ability to handle the workflow of vehicles we are excited to make an impact there as well.” READ MORE


Lima, NY Justin Cogswell Operation Build Up Gives Army Ranger Much Needed Vehicle – April 20, 2017

Press Release (ePRNews.com) – ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Apr 20, 2017 – Operation Clean Out To Build Up Or Better Known As Operation Build Up has made it their personal mission to have an impact on the 22 veteran suicides per day, roughly 130,000 since 2001 by giving veterans the necessary tools for civilian in their newly found civilian lives. READ MORE


Veterans Non Profit “Operation Clean Out To Build Up” Hits The Ground Running – January 18, 2017

ROCHESTER, N.Y.Jan. 18, 2017PRLog — Many people do not realize how difficult of an adjustment it can be to move from military life into civilian life for many veterans.  Most of our heroic veterans return home from service with  just enough personal belongings to fit in their vehicles. Many also have skill-sets that are strictly combat related making the transition into civilian life a challange.  Veterans are  the brave, dedicated, selfless people by nature.  It is these very qualities that also put them at further risk. READ MORE