Maj. Gen. Joseph J. Taluto, 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 capabilities for additional responsibility and leadership.
Israel Heyward from Pennellville, NY (postal code 13132) and serving with 442d Military Police Co is promoted to the rank of Private 1st Class.
Andrew Shear from Cato, NY (postal code 13033) and serving with 222d Military Police Co is promoted to the rank of Specialist.
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.state.us or www1800goguard.com.