Mark Kievit from Stormville received a promotion to the rank of sergeant 1st class in the New York Army National Guard

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Mark Kievit from Stormville received a promotion to the rank of sergeant 1st class in the New York Army National Guard

 

LATHAM, NY (10/28/2021)– 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.

Mark Kievit from Stormville (12582), N.Y., and assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 104th Military Police Battalion received a promotion to the rank of sergeant 1st class on September 22, 2021.

Jesse Simonetty from Poughquag (12570), N.Y., and assigned to the Company A, 101st Expeditionary Signal Battalion received a promotion to the rank of private 1st class on August 26, 2021.

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.

Author: Harlem Valley News