N.Y. Army National Guard promotions

LATHAM — Several area New York Army National Guard soldiers have been promoted in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.

They include:

n Patrick Giancursio of Holley, assigned to the Company A, 427th Brigade Support Battalion, received a promotion to the rank of sergeant 1st class on Aug. 20.

n Matthew Doherty of Medina, assigned to the 105th Military Police Company, received a promotion to the rank of private on Aug. 3.

n Angela Davidson of Stafford, assigned to the Charlie Company (Air Ambulance), 1st Battalion, 171st Aviation received a promotion to the rank of specialist on Aug. 2.

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

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