New York Army National Guard announces promotions

Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, has announced promotions for members of the New York Army National Guard.

Brandy Strittmatter of Hammondsport, assigned to the Company C, Recruiting & Retention Battalion, was promoted to the rank of staff sergeant on May 3rd.

John Bentley of Dundee, assigned to the 222nd Military Police Company was promoted to the rank of private on April 21st.

Jordyn Chappelle of Rushville, assigned to the Company A 427th Forward Support Battalion, was promoted to the rank of specialist on May 21st.

Promotions in the Army National Guard are based on performance, attitude, leadership ability, and development potential.

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