The 149th MEB promotes four new captains

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By Capt. Andi Hahn, 149th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade Public Affairs Officer

Curtis M. Persinger, Joshua R. Futrell, Spencer R. Robinson and Jonathan M. Holliday stand proudly after pinning on the rank of captain at a promotion ceremony at the fairgrounds armory in Louisville, Ky., Dec. 9.

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–The 149th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade promoted four officers to the rank of captain during a ceremony at the Louisville Fairgrounds Armory Dec. 9.

The four new captains are:

Capt. Joshua R. Futrell, military policeman, Headquarters Headquarters Company

Capt. Jonathan M. Holliday, commander,1103rd Law and Order Detachment

Capt. Curtis M. Persinger, commander,  940th Military Police Company

Capt. Spencer R. Robinson, judge advocate general, HHC

Col. Scott Campbell, 149th MEB commander congratulated the captains and said it is always a proud day when he gets to pin new rank on officers.

“Promotion ceremonies are always rewarding,” said he said. “These are four outstanding Soldiers who have and will continue to do great things within this organization.”

Approximately 40 people were in attendance along with Family members and staff from the brigade. The newly promoted captains will perform their assigned duties within the brigade as it gears for a mobilization in June 2011. The mobilization will be the largest mobilization of Kentucky National Guardsmen since World War II.

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