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    1979 Graduate Of Sayville High School Promoted To Brigadier General In The Us Army Reserve
    April 24, 2016 5:23 pm  
    1979 Graduate Of Sayville High School Promoted To Brigadier General In The Us Army Reserve

    On Oct. 25, 2015, during a ceremony held at the Airborne and Special Operations Museum in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Richard Sele, a 1979 graduate of Sayville High School, was promoted to Brigadier General in the United States Army Reserve.

    He is currently serving as deputy commanding general of the 108th Training Command (IET), headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, and on April 14, 2016 he was inducted into the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) Hall of Fame during a ceremony at North Carolina A&T State University.

    During his military career, he was awarded the Bronze Star, as well as many other prestigious medals, including five meritorious awards.

    Brig. General Sele is also an accomplished artist.  His scratchboard art encompasses themes such as civil war, genocide, and international conflict.  His work may be seen online at www.impactart.weebly.com.

    More information about Richard Sele may be found on the Army’s website at:  http://www.army.mil/article/157705/Defying_the_odds__Sele_promoted_to_brigadier_general/

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    Brig. General Richard Sele

    Submitted by: Kristin MacKay
    631-566-2972
    Kmackay2002@gmail.com

     

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