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Cloquet native honored with promotion ceremony in DC

ST. PAUL--On Friday, March 10, the family of Cloquet native Mack Sundin joined him in Washington D.C. for a ceremony hosted by Congressman Rick Nolan for his promotion to Chief Master Sergeant in the United States Air National Guard. Chief Master...

Mack Sundin, formerly of Cloquet, is promoted to Chief Master Sergeant by Colonel Christopher J. Will in a ceremony in Washington D.C. Contributed Photo
Mack Sundin, formerly of Cloquet, is promoted to Chief Master Sergeant by Colonel Christopher J. Will in a ceremony in Washington D.C. Contributed Photo

ST. PAUL-On Friday, March 10, the family of Cloquet native Mack Sundin joined him in Washington D.C. for a ceremony hosted by Congressman Rick Nolan for his promotion to Chief Master Sergeant in the United States Air National Guard.

Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) is the ninth, and highest, enlisted rank in the U.S. Air Force. Family and dignitaries, including CMS Sundin's wife Nikki and their two sons, his mother Deborah Hoban, his father Rep. Mike Sundin and wife Terry, and brother Doug Sundin gathered in the hearing room of the US House Agriculture Committee in the Longworth House Office Building.

The ceremony included host remarks by Congressman Nolan and presiding official remarks by Col. Christopher Will, deputy director for the National Guard Bureau Joint Staff. Chief Master Sergeant Sundin's two sons, Carrson and Camerron, were given the honor of 'Pinning of Stripes' on their dad.

Chief Master Sergeant Mack Sundin is the National Guard Bureau air enlisted legislative liaison and is charged with keeping the director, ANG and the executive staff current on all congressional matters. He advises on policy and standard changes to strengthen the National Guard Bureau's positions relating to military personnel (officer and enlisted) and civilian employees across the 50 states, the territories and the District of Columbia.

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