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National Guard Commander from Herrin, IL promoted to major

Jessica Salmo, wife of Andrew Salmo, pins the rank of major on her husband's uniform.  (Source: National Guard) Jessica Salmo, wife of Andrew Salmo, pins the rank of major on her husband's uniform. (Source: National Guard)
SPRINGFIELD, IL (KFVS) -

A National Guard officer from Herrin, Ill. had some help from his family in receiving a tremendous honor.

Andrew Salmo, of Herrin, Illinois, the Commander of Illinois National Guard Marseilles Training Site, in Marseilles Illinois was promoted to the rank of major during a ceremony Oct. 15 at the Illinois Military Academy on Camp Lincoln in Springfield.

He was joined by his family, friends and colleagues and pinned by his wife Jessica and 1-year-old daughter Elizabeth at the ceremony.

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