Oneonta General Set To Challenge Delgado In 19th

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Oneonta General

Set To Challenge

Delgado In 19th

Recently Retired, Tony German

Commanded All State’s Forces

On his promotion to lead the state’s Air National Guard in 2015, General German paid a courtesy call to state Sen. Jim Seward, R-Milford, his senator. The following March, Governor Cuomo named German the state 53rd adjutant general, in charge of all the state’s forces.

ONEONTA – An Oneontan, Maj. Gen. Anthony German, who retired as New York State’s top military officer Feb. 2, is planning to challenge freshman Congressman Antonio Delgado, D-19, in next year’s election, county Republican chairman Vince Casale confirmed a few minutes ago.

The Times Union is reporting that German planned to file his paperwork this morning with the state Board of Elections.

Raised in Schoharie County, German graduate from SUNY Oneonta (and also is a graduate of the Naval War College.)  While rising to the top of the state’s Air National Guard, and then to lead all 20,000 of New York military, Oneonta continued to be his home.

He and wife, Diana, raised four children here, Josh, Ben, Zach and Bekah.


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