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Williamstown Soldier Receives New Rank, New Responsibilities

LATHAM, NY — 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.

Jason Beckwith from Williamstown, NY and serving with Det 1 Headquarters Company, Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 27th In Bde Bct is promoted to the rank of Private 1st Class.

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.