A National Guard member from Oswego has been promoted.
Major General Patrick A. Murphy, The Adjutant General for the State of New York, announced the promotion of Christian Dias, from Oswego, to private.
Murphy promoted a number of Army National Guard soldiers in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.
Dias is with the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team.
Army National Guard promotions are based on overall performance, attitude, leadership ability, and development potential. These promotions additionally recognize the best qualified soldiers and attract and retain the highest caliber Citizen Soldiers for a career in the New York Army National Guard.
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