Major General Ray Shields, 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.
–Trevor Purscell from Nunda and assigned to the 222nd Military Police Company received a promotion to the rank of Sergeant.
–Brett Diener from Livonia and assigned to the 222nd Military Police Company received a promotion to the rank of Private First Class.
–Gary Stewart from York and assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 427th Brigade Support Battalion received a promotion to the rank of Chief Warrant Officer 4.
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.