LATHAM, N.Y. - Major General Patrick A. Murphy, The Adjutant General for the State of New York, announced the promotions of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capabilities for additional responsibility and leadership.
Richard Langer from Sherman, N.Y., and serving with the Troop B, 2-101 Cavalsry - reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition - was promoted to the rank of Private.
Christopher Park from Clymer, N.Y., and serving with the Company D - forward support company, reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition- 427th Brigade Support Battalion 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.