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Citizen Soldiers extend their service to state and nation

LATHAM, NY – Major General Anthony P. German, the Adjutant General, announces the recent reenlistment of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their continuing commitment to serve community, state and nation as part of the Army National Guard.

Specialist Lucas Bennett from Pulaski has reenlisted to continue service with the 152nd Engineer Support Company.

Staff Sergeant Jonathan Crego from Oswego has reenlisted to continue service with the Headquarters, 106th Regiment (Regional Training Institute).

“New Yorkers count on our Citizen Soldiers to be ready and be there when disaster strikes,” German said. “And our nation counts on our Soldiers when duty calls for overseas service. I congratulate our members for choosing to stay in service and striking that balance between military duties, education or employment commitments and family obligations.”

“Every one of the men and women serving in our 16,000 strong Army and Air National Guard plays an important role and these Soldiers who continue to reenlist provide experience and continuity for whatevery challenges lay ahead for our New York National Guard family.”

For more information about the New York Army National Guard, visit www.dmna.ny.gov or www.1800goguard.com.