Tech. Sgt. Sean Redden Named NYANG Honor Guard Member of the Year
By Eric Durr, New York Division of Military and Naval Affairs
/ Published March 09, 2016
Rome, N.Y. -- New York Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Sean Redden, a Blossvale resident, has been named New York Air National Guard Honor Guard Member of the Year for 2015.
Redden, a member of the Eastern Air Defense Sector, was chosen because of his dedication, exceptional leadership and military bearing. During 2015 the Eastern Air Defense Sector Honor Guard conducted 53 military funerals.
There are six New York Air National Guard base honor guards, which conducted 1,967 military funerals in 2015.
Redden is an assistant flight leader in Security Forces and oversees the flight's standardized evaluation program.
He successfully completed numerous courses throughout his 14-year career, to include the U.S. Base Air Force Honor Guard Formal Training Course, Department of Homeland Security Advanced Active Shooter Course and Security Forces Combat Leadership Course