Bellizzi, Buckbee promoted

Two local members of the New York Army National Guard have been promoted:

— Nicholas Bellizzi from Altamont and serving with the Company B, 3-142nd Aviation is promoted to the rank of sergeant; and

— Ashley Buckbee from Schenectady and serving with the Intelligence and Sustainment Company, 42nd Infantry Division is promoted to the rank of specialist.

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