Major General John W. Libby, adjutant general of the Maine National Guard, announced the promotion to the rank specified below for the following Maine Army National Guard Soldiers. Soldiers are listed by name, rank, unit and hometown:

• Trevor Philbrook, Staff Sergeant, 120th Regional Support Group (Higher Headquarters Division), Northport

• Crystal Ryder, Staff Sergeant, 286th Combat Service Support Battalion (Higher Headquarters Company), Burnham

• Zerkeli Manner, Specialist, 136th Engineer Company (Detachment 1), Frankfort

• Kory Schmidt, Private, 262nd Engineer Company (Detachment 1, Horizontal), Searsport

• Nathan Williams, Staff Sergeant, 262nd Engineer Company (Detachment 1, Horizontal), Unity

The soldiers were promoted in June 2011.