LATHAM- Spec. Wiliam Hoch, a member of the 105th MP Co. was picked as the New York Army National Guard's Soldier of the Year, Sunday, March 28 following a weekend of competition and boards conducted at Division of Military and Naval Affairs Headquarters.
Hoch, a student at Medialle College in Buffalo, was picked as the best junior enlisted Soldier in the 10,600-member New York Army National Guard.
Staff Sgt. Joshua Todd, an instructor with the 106th Regiment (Regional Training Institute) was the Traditional NCO of the Year, while Sgt. Sean Cronin, a unit administrator with the 204th Engineer Battalion was the AGR NCO of the Year.