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Three Airmen Promoted at EADS

Stevenson Promoted

Tech. Sgt. Joshua Stevenson received his new rank from Lt. Col. Joe Roos, 224th Air Defense Squadron Commander, during a Sept. 28 ceremony.

Carrier Promoted

Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Carrier (right) received his new rank from Lt. Col. Joe Roos, 224th Air Defense Squadron Commander, during a Sept. 28 ceremony.

Thorn promoted

Master Sgt. Evan Thorn, right, received his new rank from Lt. Col. Joe Roos, 224th ADS Commander, during a Sept. 28 ceremony.

Rome, N.Y. -- Maj. Gen. Raymond F. Shields, the Acting Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the recent promotion of three members of the New York Air National Guard’s 224th Air Defense Group (ADG) in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.

The 224th ADG, composed of the 224th Air Defense Squadron and 224th Support Squadron, provides the forces to conduct the Eastern Air Defense Sector’s (EADS) mission. Part of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), the Sector is responsible for the air defense of the eastern U.S.
Promoted Airmen are:

• Nicholas Carrier, Sherrill, to the rank of Technical Sergeant. Carrier is an interface control technician at the 224th Air Defense Squadron (ADS).

• Joshua Stevenson, Rome, to the rank of Technical Sergeant. Stevenson is a tracking technician with the 224th ADS.

• Evan Thorn, Camden, to the rank of Master Sergeant. Thorn is an interface control technician at the 224th ADS.

Air National Guard promotions are based on overall performance, attitude, leadership ability and development potential. These promotions additionally recognize the best qualified Airmen and attract and retain the highest caliber Citizen Soldiers for a career in the New York Air National Guard.

For more information about the New York Air National Guard, visit www.dmna.ny.gov. For more information on the Eastern Air Defense Sector and the 224th Air Defense Group, visit www.eads.ang.af.mil.