LATHAM, NY — Spencer Sklar from Hinsdale has been promoted to the rank of private first class in the New York Army National Guard.

Sklar is assigned to the 152nd Engineer Company.

Army National Guard promotions are based on overall performance, attitude, leadership ability and development potential.

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Sklar’s promotion was announced by Adjutant General for the State of New York Maj. Gen. Ray Shields.

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