LATHAM, NY – Two residents of the Greater Olean area have received promotions in the New York Army National Guard.

Dustin Frederick of Olean has been promoted to the rank of private first class, and Anthony Wolf has been promoted to the rank of sergeant first class. 

Frederick is assigned to the Company A, 642nd Support Battalion. Wolf is assigned to the Troop B, 2-101 Cavalry (Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition). 

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

Maj. Gen. Ray Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announced the promotions. 

The New York National Guard is the state's executive agency responsible to the governor for managing New York's Military Forces, which consist of nearly 20,000 members of the New York Army National Guard, the New York Air National Guard, the New York Naval Militia and the New York Guard.

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