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Two Airmen Promoted at Eastern Air Defense Sector

Roberts Promoted to Senior Airman

Senior Airman Annemarie Roberts, right, received her new rank at June 7 promotion ceremony at the Eastern Air Defense Sector. Lt. Col. Jeff Kerneklian, the incoming Commander of the 224th Support Squadron, served as the promoting officer.

Peterson Promoted to 1st Lieutenant

1st Lt. Nancy Peterson, right, received her new rank at a June 7 promotion ceremony at the Eastern Air Defense Sector. Lt. Col. Jeff Kerneklian, the incoming Commander of the 224th Support Squadron, served as the promoting officer.

Major General Raymond F. Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the recent promotion of four members of the New York Air National Guard’s 224th Air Defense Group (ADG) in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.

Promoted Airmen are:

  • Nancy Peterson to 1st Lieutenant. Peterson is a Cyber Operations officer at the 224th Support Squadron.
  • Annamarie Roberts to the rank of Senior Airman. Sherman is a Security Forces journeyman at the 224th Support Squadron.

The 224th ADG is composed of the 224th Air Defense Squadron and 224th Support Squadron, located in Rome, and Detachment 1 and Detachment 2 that serve in the Washington, D.C. area. The 224th ADG 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.

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.