LATHAM — Maj. Gen. Ray Shields, the adjutant general for New York, has announced the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.
Among those promoted:
Nathaniel Shugars, from Cleveland, assigned to Company B (Maintenance), 427th Brigade Support Battalion, promoted to private first class;
Clay Nutter, of Rome, assigned to the Company C (Medical), 427th Brigade Support Battalion, promoted to captain;
Joseph Myers, of Rome, assigned to the Company D, 3-142nd Aviation, promoted to private first class;
Elmedin Imamovic, of Utica, assigned to the 206th Military Police Company, promoted to specialist;
Tyler Rizzuto, of New Hartford, assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2-108th Infantry, promoted to specialist.
Army National Guard promotions are based on overall performance, attitude, leadership ability, and development potential, according to the announcement.
For information about the New York Army National Guard, visit www.dmna.ny.gov.
The New York National Guard is the state’s executive agency responsible to the governor for managing New York’s military forces, which consists of nearly 20,000 members of the New York Army National Guard, the New York Air National Guard, the New York Naval Militia and the New York Guard.