State Police: George Kuzilla Promoted to Major

Indiana County Man Named Commander of Five State Police Troops

Harrisburg – State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan has promoted George A. Kuzilla, 52, of Home, Indiana County, to major and assigned him as the Area III Commander, encompassing Troops A, B, C, D and E.

Kuzilla most recently served as Commanding Officer for Troop A, Greensburg.

A native of Beaverdale, Cambria County, Kuzilla enlisted in the State Police in 1983. Following his training at the State Police Academy in Hershey, he was assigned to Troop B, Uniontown.

As he progressed through the ranks, Kuzilla was assigned to stations in Troop A – Indiana and Greensburg. He was also stationed at Troop K, Philadelphia; Troop D, Butler and Kittanning; and Troop C, Punxsutawney.

Prior assignments include the Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement and the Bureau of Integrity and Professional Standards.

He was promoted to corporal in 1990, to sergeant in 1995, to lieutenant in 1997, and to captain in 2007.

He is married to the former Renee Eichensehr, a native of Johnstown, Cambria County. They have two children: Greta Yatzkanic, 26 and Neil, 22.

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