LATHAM — Maj. Gen. Ray Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announced the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.
Cody Hancock from Oswego, and assigned to the Company C, 1st Battalion, 171st Aviation (Medevac) received a promotion to the rank of private 1st class on April 14.
Steven Monnat from Pulaski, and assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry received a promotion to the rank of specialist on April 22.
Marcus Wornick from Fulton, and assigned to the Company B, 427th Brigade Support Battalion received a promotion to the rank of private on April 19.
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 aoldiers for a career in the New York Army National Guard.
The New York National Guard (New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs) is the state’s executive agency responsible to the Governor for managing New York’s Military Forces, which consists of nearly 20,000 members of the New York Army National Guard, the New York Air National Guard, the New York Naval Militia and the New York Guard.