BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

Military news

Major General Patrick A. Murphy, the adjutant general for the State of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.

Michael Ruiz from Portland, serving with the Company A, 642nd Support Battalion is promoted to the rank of Private First Class; Press Easterly from South Dayton, serving with the Headquarters and Headquarters Combat, Aviation Brigade, 42nd Infantry Division is promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant; and Robert Trzaska from Dunkirk, serving with the Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 2-101 Cavalry (Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition) is promoted to the rank of First Sergeant.

Army National Guard promotions are based on overall performance, attitude, leadership ability, and development potential. These promotions additionally recognize the best qualified soldiers and attract and retain the highest caliber citizen soldiers for a career in the New York Army National Guard.