WATERVLIET ARSENAL - New York Army National Guard Lt. Tracy Pauquette receives her gold bar as a newly commissioned second lieutenant from Capt. John Klimes during a commissioning ceremony here Jan. 19. Pauquette, from Granville, N.Y., recently graduated from the National Guard Accelerated Officer Candidate School. She was previously assigned as a sergeant in the 1427th Transportation Company in Queensbury and will remain in the same company, serving now as an officer in charge of Soldiers. Klimes, from Clifton Park, N.Y., commands the 1427th and was joined by Maj. Michael Alfano, from Guilderland, N.Y., the New York Army National Guard officer accessions team chief. Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Steven Petibone, Joint Force Headquarters. (RELEASED)