Blyden Promoted In National Guard
Deshon Blyden from Rockaway Park, serving with the Company B, 101st Signal Battalion was recently promoted to the rank of Sergeant First Class.
Army National Guard promotions are based on overall performance, attitude, leadership ability, and development potential.
Major General Patrick A. Murphy, 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.
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.