Newark resident joins state Army National Guard

Spc. Christopher Hall, of Newark, recently completed Army basic combat training and advanced individual training to serve with the New York Army National Guard.

Hall was welcomed formerly into the Headquarters and Service Company, 642nd Aviation Support Battalion, during a recent transition ceremony at the Patriot Way Armory in Rochester.

The transition marks his completion of the National Guard Recruit Sustainment Program, which provides new recruits with training, lessons and skills to excel at their initial military training.