New York Army National Guard announces promotions

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

Edwin Carrion from Dunkirk and serving with the Company A, 642nd Support Battalion is promoted to the rank of Specialist.

Francisco Babar from Fredonia, and serving with the Company A, 642nd Support Battalion is promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant.

Andrew Studley from Forestville, and serving with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 27th Brigade Special Troops Battalion is promoted to the rank of 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.