LATHAM - Thirteen Soldiers participated in this years Soldier/Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) of the Year board at the State headquarters in Latham on Feb. 11-12. The Soldiers represented various units within the 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade.
Back row: Sgt. Matthew Flower from 69th Infantry, Sgt. James Brogile from 642nd Aviation Support Battalion (ASB), Spc. Harley Jelis from 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), Spc. Michael Domingos from 142nd Assault Helicopter Battalion (AHB) and Spc. Nathan Archer from 101st Cavalry.
Middle Row: Spc. Joshua Lord from 69th Inf., Sgt. Brian Davis from 101st Cav., Sgt. 1st Class Armando Torres-Bonilla from 69th Inf. and Staff Sgt. Edward Rose from 142nd AHB.
Front row: Sgt. Susan Carrier from 642nd ASB, Pfc. Steven Smith from 42nd Inf. Div. and Sgt. Michelle Early from 42nd CAB. Not in photo: Spc. Joshua Rosenthal from 42nd CAB.
Winners in each of three categories were: Rose-NCO of the Year, Torres-Bonilla-Active Guard and Reserve Soldier of the Year and Jelis-Soldier of the Year. Each winner will receive an Army Commendation medal from the 42 CAB.
The winners will participate against more New York Army National Guard Soldiers in the State-level Soldier/NCO of the Year board next month.
To view more than 100 photos of this event, go to the 42nd CAB Facebook.
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