2009-12-04 / Milestones

NY State National Guard Promotions

The New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs has just announced promotions for several Rockaway residents. 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.

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.

Mark Yorrick from Far Rockaway, NY (11691) and serving with Headquarters Company, 427th Brigade Support Battalion is promoted to the rank of Private 1st Class.

Ian Pierre from Rockaway Park, NY (11694) and serving with Company F (Forward Support Company), 427th Brigade Support Battalion is promoted to the rank of Private.

For more information about the New York Army National Guard, visit www.dmna.ny.state.us

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