U.S. Congressman Steve Stivers was promoted to major general after more than 30 years of service in the Ohio Army National Guard, at the Maj. Gen. Robert S. Beightler Armory in Columbus Friday.
Stivers is one of the highest-ranking National Guard members to simultaneously serve as a member of Congress.
His 15th Congressional District includes all or part of Ross, Fayette, Pickaway, and Vinton counties.
A live stream on the Ohio National Guard Facebook page was at https://www.facebook.com/TheOhioNationalGuard.