Guard promotes

These local members of the New York Army National Guard have been promoted:

Michael Guilmette from Voorheesville, and serving with the Headquarters and Support Company, 42nd Infantry division is promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel; and

Joy Kitchen of Slingerlands, and serving with the Operations Company, 42nd Infantry Division, is promoted to the rank of major.

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