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General Anthony German

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.

German Becomes Major General of Air National Guard

ONEONTA’S GERMAN INSTALLED

AS COMMANDER OF NY AIR GUARD

Anthony German, center, Oneonta, was promoted to the rank of Major General and Commander of Air National Guard  during a ceremony this morning at the Albany National Guard Air Base in Albany Monday morning. General Patrick Murphy, rear left, and German's children Tech Sgt. Benjamin German, Rebekah German, Zachary German and Cpt. Joshua German, place the two star rank pins on his shoulders. (Ian Austin/ allotsego.com)
Members of Maj. Gen. Anthony P. German’s family – daughter Rebecca, left, and son Zachary – pin the stars signifying his new rank on tjs lapels today during his installation as  commander of New York Air National Guard in ceremonies at the state’s Joint Forces Headquarters in Latham.   Others are, from left, Tech. Sgt. Benjamin German, another son,  Gen. Patrick Murphy, and the general’s third son, Capt. Joshua German. (Ian Austin/ allotsego.com)

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