Local guardsmen receive promotions

LATHAM – Maj. Gen. Patrick A. Murphy, the adjutant general for the state of New York, announced the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership, a news release said.

Dylan Stockwell, from Northville and serving with the 1427th Transportation Company, was promoted to the rank of specialist.

Samantha Ward, from Dolgeville and serving with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Combat Aviation Brigade, 42nd Infantry Division, was promoted to the rank of private.