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New York Army National Guard Announces Soldier Promotions

LATHAM, NY – 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.

Jeffery Blake from Cato, N.Y. and serving with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 102nd Military Police Battalion is promoted to the rank of Specialist.

Christian Dias from Oswego, N.Y. and serving with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2-108th Infantry is promoted to the rank of Private First Class.

Jeremy Donohue from Oswego, N.Y. and serving with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2-108th Infantry is promoted to the rank of Sergeant.

Francis Lackey from Hannibal, N.Y. and serving with the 222nd Military Police Company is promoted to the rank of Private.

Tyler Shumway from Lacona, N.Y. and serving with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2-108th Infantry is promoted to the rank of Private.

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.

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