Local Army man promoted at Ft. Hood

FORT HOOD, TEXAS — Lynden native Robert Bertrand was promoted to the rank of colonel in the U.S. Army’s 85th Civil Affairs Brigade during a June 30 ceremony at Club Hood. Col. Betrand will now serve as an assistant chief of staff and civil military operations officer for the III Corps Command Group. Previously, he…

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