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Batavia National Guard soldier receives new rank, new responsibilities

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Press Release:

Major General Ray Shields, 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.

Richard Stewart from Batavia, assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 427th Brigade Support Battalion, received a promotion on Jan. 16 to the rank of chief warrant officer 4.

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.

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