B'ville Army National Guard Soldier re-enlists
Maj. Gen. Joseph J. Taluto, the Adjutant General, announces the recent reenlistment of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their continuing commitment to serve community, state and nation as part of the Army National Guard.
Sergeant Sara Weber from Baldwinsville has re-enlisted to continue service with the Headquarters Company, 427 Brigade Support Battalion.
"I'm especially proud to say that the New York Army National Guard and New York Air National Guard have both reached full strength," Taluto said. "This is something many have never thought possible in their careers and still we continue to grow."
The New York Army National Guard exceeded 100 percent of its authorized strength in December 2008 and is on track to meet its year-end strength goal at the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30.
B'ville soldier receives new rank, new responsibilities
Maj. Gen. Joseph J. Taluto has announced the promotion of Paul Hernandez of Baldwinsville, who serves with 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, to the rank of Major.
Army National Guard promotions are based on overall performance, attitude, leadership ability and development potential.
These promotions additionally recognize the most qualified soldiers and attract and retain the highest caliber citizen soldiers for a career in the New York Army National Guard.
For more information about the New York Army National Guard, visit dmna.ny.state.us or www1800goguard.com.