National Guard soldier from Kent receives new rank

Staff Reports Posted 29 December 2020 at 3:47 pm

Joseph Smith from Kent, N.Y., and assigned to the 222nd Military Police Company received a promotion to the rank of specialist on November 21, 2020.

Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announced the recent promotion of the member of the New York Army National Guard.

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