Friday, February 01, 2013
I am proud to announce that my husband, Rodney, has been promoted to Master Sergeant in the Marine Corps. Unlike most promotions in the civilian corporate world (as my sister-in-law, Jill, astutely pointed out, Marine Corps promotions are very public and filled with tradition. Here is the video of Rodney's promotion ceremony. It is less than 7 minutes long, but still quite a production.
And here are some of the photos from the event. My mother-in-law, Peggy and I had the honor of "pinning" him, which is when you take the old "chevrons," or rank pins off and replace them with the new rank pins. You can see him with his new pins here: