BOSTON (CBS/AP) – Senator Scott Brown has been promoted to colonel in the National Guard.
His colonel insignia were pinned to his uniform during a ceremony in Washington Wednesday by Arizona Senator John McCain.
Brown has been in the National Guard for more than thirty years, most recently as a lieutenant colonel.
“As a soldier, I’m privileged to serve alongside the very best men and women our nation has to offer. Their devotion, service and sacrifice on behalf of our country is unmatched. I look forward to continuing to serve in my role as Assistant to the Chief Counsel in the National Guard Bureau,” Brown said in a statement.
Brown recently transferred from the Massachusetts Army National Guard to a unit in Maryland, allowing him to work at the Pentagon.
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