October 23, 2021

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Social media reacts as US marine officer gets promoted to new rank by mum who served in the force for 22 years

  • A United States marine officer identified as Kerry Hogan has celebrated a new career height as far as the United States Marine Corps
  • Kerry was recently promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, an honour she affirmed was done to her by her mother who served in the force for 22 years
  • In adorable photos she shared, Kerry is seen standing at ease as she salutes her mother after which they lock in an embrace

A lady as celebrated on social media recently bagging a new role in the United States Marine Corps.

Kerry Hogan from Virginia, US was promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel on Saturday, October 9.

Joy as US marine office gets promoted to new rank by her mum who had served in the force for 22 years
Her mum had retired from the same force after serving for 22 years
Photo Credit: LinkedIn/Kerry Hogan
Source: UGC

In a celebratory LinkedIn post, Kerry said she was promoted to the new rank by her mother who was retired from the same force where she served for a period of 22 years.

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Dressed in the military outfit, Kerry is seen standing at ease (an order given to a group of soldiers to stand with their feet apart and their hands behind their backs) before her mother, in one of the snaps.

In another picture, both mother and daughter hug after Kerry had done the salutation.

People celebrate her

Patricia Ward wrote:

“Congratulations on your new rank of Lt. Col. I happened to see your post and I just had to comment on it, especially since about 20 minutes ago I read a FB post that my nephew Jim posted and he just got selected for the rank of ….you guessed it…Lt. Col., but he is in the USAF. Congrats again and I am also very proud of you and thank you for your service!”

Scott Duncan remarked:

“Congratulations, Kerry Hogan. This is a tremendous day for you and what a special promotion ceremony with your Mother presiding!

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“I was promoted to LtCol outside the Marine Corps museum too. My grandfather was a Marine and fought in the battle of Tarawa. He had passed just shy of a year before my promotion, but him and I share a brick on one of the paths outside the museum with our names and info on it – “we” did the promotion right there.

“Live and lead well, Kerry Hogan.”

Cordula Roosa stated:

“Great achievement. You must be so proud of your mum and your mum must be so proud of you. Personally I am a Swiss National living in the UK. My son grew up in the UK. Being an expatriate, he did the Swiss National Service on a voluntary basis. Proud mum talking here. Did him really good, he matured during service. A shame that the UK doesn’t have national service anymore, would do the youngsters a lot of good.”

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Shakeel Akter said:

“Wow great Congratulations Blessings.”

Woman decorates daughter who got promoted in the Nigerian Police Force

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a Nigerian mum had decorated her first daughter who got promoted in the Nigerian Police Force

The lady who was said to have long received a promotion in the Nigerian Police Force got to share the achievement with her mum by giving her the honour of doing the rank decoration.

The lady who shared the post on Facebook, Lynda Asulimen, gushed about the moment and tried to imagine the joy in the hearts of both the mother and daughter.

Source: Legit