NEWPORT, R.I. — Navy Petty Officer 1st Class James B. Rowe, whose wife, Megan, is the daughter of Elizabeth B. Belanger of Vassalboro, Maine, recently was promoted to his current rank while at Naval Station in Newport.

National Guard

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AUGUSTA — Maine Army National Guard has announced the following promotions: Mark Perry of South China, Joint Force Headquarters, to the rank of chief warrant officer 4; Ryan Chamberlain of Augusta, Company B, 3/172 Infantry (Mountain), private first class; Emily Singer of Litchfield, 152nd Maintenance Company, private 2; Jermaine Arel of Lisbon, 251st Engineer Company, private first class; Jason Crawford of Jefferson, Headquarters, 133rd Engineer Battalion, staff sergeant; Kody Peckham of West Gardiner, 251st Engineer Company (Sapper), second lieutenant; Chad Haskell of Augusta, Joint Force Headquarters, Maine, staff sergeant; Jason Scott Mcfarland of Chelsea, Detachment 1, Headquarters 3/172nd Infantry (Mountain), sergeant; Paul Simoneau of Winthrop, 251st Engineer Company (Sapper), sergeant; Ricky Sturgis Jr. of Gardiner, 1035th Engineer Detachment Survey & Design, sergeant; Wileyjames Mcvety of Augusta , Company B, 3/172nd Infantry (Mountain), specialist; Anthony Monk of Belgrade, 136th Engineer Company, specialist; Corey Jones of Winslow, 185th Engineer Support Company, private first class; and Michael Gilbert of Sabattus, Detachment 1, 136th Engineer Company, staff sergeant.

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