City woman promoted in Army National Guard

LATHAM, N.Y. – Samantha Johnson, of Williamsport, serving with the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, has been promoted to the rank of sergeant in the New York Army National Guard, according to Maj. Gen. Patrick A. Murphy, adjutant general for New York.

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

Promotions recognize the best qualified soldiers and attract and retain the highest-caliber citizen soldiers for a career in the New York Army National Guard.