National Guard promotes local soldiers

The New York Army National Guard recently promoted James Humbert, of Clyde, to the rank of captain and Hunter Clemson, of Lyons, to the rank of private.

Humbert is assigned to the Headquarters and Support Company, 204th Engineer Battalion. Clemson serves with the Headquarters and Service Company, 642nd Support Battalion.

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