NEWPORT, R.I. — Stephen E. Lincoln III, son of Cynthia H. Lincoln of Augusta, Maine, was recently promoted to the rank of lance corporal while serving with the Marine Corps Detachment in Newport.

Lincoln was promoted based on sustained superior job performance and proficiency in his designated specialty.

Lincoln is a 2005 graduate of Winthrop High School in Winthrop, Maine. He joined the Marine Corps in March, 2011.