National Guard soldier from Albion promoted

Staff Reports Posted 16 June 2017 at 10:57 am

LATHAM – Major General Anthony P. German, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the recent promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.

Joseph Schafer from Albion and assigned to the Company A (Engineer), 27th Brigade Special Troops Battalion received a promotion to the rank of Private First Class.

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.

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