Airman achieves technical sergeant rank


LATHAM — The New York Air National Guard’s 224th Air Defense Group (ADG) recently promoted eight Airmen in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.

Among the promoted airmen is Ian Stone, of Clinton, who was promoted to technical sergeant. Stone is a Security Forces craftsman at the 224th Support Squadron.

The 224th ADG is comprised of the 224th Air Defense Squadron and 224th Support Squadron, located in Rome, and Detachment 1 and Detachment 2 that serve in the Washington, D.C. area.

The 224th ADG provides the forces to conduct the Eastern Air Defense Sector’s (EADS) mission. Part of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), the Sector is responsible for the air defense of the eastern U.S.


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