New York Army National Guard Promotions

(LATHAM, NY)– Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.

Kaleb Johnson from Westfield, N.Y. (14787), and assigned to the 152nd Engineer Company received a promotion to the rank of private first class on September 30, 2020.

Colmari Garcia-Rodriguez from Dunkirk, N.Y. (14048), and assigned to the Company C, 427th Support Battalion received a promotion to the rank of private first class on October 9, 2020.

Kevin Moralesroldan from Dunkirk, N.Y. (14048), and assigned to the Company D, 427th Support Battalion received a promotion to the rank of sergeant on September 30, 2020.

Melanie Rodriguez from Fredonia, N.Y. (14063), and assigned to the 442nd Military Police Company received a promotion to the rank of sergeant on October 16, 2020.

Army National Guard promotions are based on overall performance, attitude, leadership ability, and development potential.

These promotions additionally recognize the best 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 www.dmna.ny.gov or www.1800goguard.com

The New York National Guard (New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs) 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.