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Bolingbrook soldier promoted to major

Isaac Gonzalez, 6, pins the rank of major on his father, Lionel Gonzalez of Bolingbrook, during a promotion ceremony Nov. 5 at Camp Lincoln in Springfield.
Isaac Gonzalez, 6, pins the rank of major on his father, Lionel Gonzalez of Bolingbrook, during a promotion ceremony Nov. 5 at Camp Lincoln in Springfield.

SPRINGFIELD – On Nov. 5, Lionel Gonzalez of Bolingbrook, with Joint Force Headquarters based in Springfield, Illinois, was promoted to the rank of major during a ceremony at Camp Lincoln in Springfield.

Gonzalez was joined by his wife, Natalie, and sons, Issac, 6, and Ethan, 1, along with fellow service members. Gonzalez’s sons pinned him with his new rank.

Gonzalez serves as a deputy division chief of the Operations and Training Office (G3) for the Illinois Army National Guard.

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