People Of Southeast Queens: Dec. 2-8, 2016

Major General Anthony P. German, the Adjutant General of New York, announces the recent service accomplishment of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their initial commitment to serve community, state and nation.

The newest citizen soldiers to complete Army basic combat training and advanced individual training were welcomed to their units during a New York Army National Guard battle handoff ceremony.

Spc. Michael Singh from Queens Village, was formally welcomed into the Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1-258th Field Artillery during their transition ceremony on Nov. 6, at the Camp Smith Training Center in Cortlandt Manor.

Pvt. Shaquanna Smith from Jamaica, was formally welcomed into the Company G (Forward Support Field Artillery), 427th Brigade Support Battalion during their transition ceremony on Nov. 6, at the Camp Smith Training Center in Cortlandt Manor.

The ceremony marks their completion of the National Guard Recruit Sustainment Program, a preparatory training program that provides new recruits with training, lessons and skills to excel at their initial military training.

The soldiers will now embark on their traditional National Guard service to state and nation as part time citizen soldiers.

“The handoff ceremony marks the introduction of our new Soldiers to their unit and receiving new shoulder insignia, highlighting the start of their military service here in New York to serve state and nation,” German said. “I congratulate these soldiers for their initial accomplishments in training as their first milestone of a career as a citizen soldier.”

Junior Jessica Glaz (Rockaway Beach/Scholars Academy) of the RIT women’s basketball team, was named Liberty League Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Monday, for the week ending Nov. 20. It is the first time this season Glaz has been honored by the league.

Glaz helped lead RIT to a 3-0 record last week. The guard averaged 18.3 points per game, shooting 60.3 percent from floor. Glaz averaged 3.3 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.0 rebounds. Glaz scored 16 points, grabbed six rebounds and had four assists in a 64-56 win over The College at Brockport in the season opener last Tuesday.

Saturday, she scored 14 points in a 60-58 win over Occidental College in Los Angeles. Sunday, Glaz scored a season-high 25 points in a 91-47 win over Whittier College at Occidental.

The following students are participating members of the SUNY Delhi Men’s Basketball Team:

Ramzy Badawy of Howard Beach, NY is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice at Delhi.

SUNY Delhi’s dedication to student athletes grants them the opportunity to participate in various intercollegiate athletic programs while pursuing their academic careers. Delhi student athletes compete as part of the United State Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA). In addition, the men’s and women’s golf teams are affiliated with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). Delhi student athletes have consistently placed in national competitions and many athletes have earned All-American honors in their respective sports.

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