Army National Guard promotes local soldiers

Jacob Napier, of Hilton, and Aaron Brown, Evan Durkin and Christopher Skrotzki, of Rochester, recently received promotions from the New York Army National Guard based on their overall performance, attitude, leadership ability and development potential.

Brown was promoted to the rank of private first class and is assigned to the 222nd Military Police Company.

Durkin serves with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 427th Brigade Support Battalion, and was promoted to the rank of captain.

Napier, who is assigned to the A Troop, 2-101 Cavalry (Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition), was promoted to the rank of sergeant.

Skrotzki was promoted to the rank of specialist, and serves with the Company A, 2-108th Infantry.