LATHAM — Maj. Gen. Raymond F. Shields, adjutant general for New York, has announced the promotion of Daniel Silva, of Yorkville, to senior airman. Silva is a member of the 224 Air Defense Squadron.
The 224 Air Defense Squadron is part of the 224 Air Defense Group located in Rome, and supports the mission of the Eastern Air Defense Sector (EADS).
Air National Guard promotions are based on overall performance, attitude, leadership ability and development potential. These promotions additionally recognize the best qualified Airmen and attract and retain the highest caliber citizen soldiers for a career in the New York Air National Guard, the announcement said.