Major General Ray Shields, the adjutant general for the state of New York, announced the recent promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.
David Cloer from Milford, Pennsylvania, assigned to the Company B, Recruiting & Retention Battalion, received a promotion December 22, 2022 to the rank of Sgt. 1st Class.
Army National Guard promotions are based on a soldier’s overall performance, demonstrated leadership abilities, professionalism and future development potential. These promotions recognize the best qualified Soldiers for a career in the New York Army National Guard.
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.
For more information about the New York Army National Guard, log onto www.dmna.ny.gov or www.1800goguard.com.