New York Army National Guard promotes local soldiers

Timothy Brugger, of Hilton, and Caleb Raye and Oniel Williams, of Rochester, recently received promotions in the New York Army National Guard.

Brugger was promoted to the rank of staff sergeant. He is assigned to the Headquarters and Service Company, 642nd Support Battalion.

Raye was promoted to the rank of sergeant first class. Williams was promoted to the rank of private first class. Both are assigned to the Company A (Distribution), 427th Brigade Support Battalion.

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