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Gilliam Promoted to Lt. Colonel

Lt. Col. Casey Gilliam (center) received his Marine Corp promotion at the Henderson County Courthouse, Saturday, November 5 . Navy Commander Ian Gorski (left) and retired Marine recruiter Jamie Stogsdill (right) performed the official ceremony.
Photo by: Steve Corlew / The Lexington Progress

Article by Steve Corlew-

Family and friends gathered to see Casey Gilliam promoted to Lt. Colonel during ceremonies at the Henderson County Courthouse, November 5th.

Gilliam, a “Top Gun” pilot and Marine Corp officer was sworn in by another “Top Gun” and Henderson County Native, Navy Commander Ian Gorski. Gilliam was also joined by his Marine Corp recruiter, Jamie Stogsdill of Dresden.

After being administered the oath, his family helped pin his Lt. Colonel insignia to the uniform.

Gilliam is a Marine Corp liaison with the FAA in Atlanta. He thanked everybody for coming to the ceremony.

“Thank you for raising me and giving me the ethics, moral compass, the toughness and the…

For complete coverage, see the November 9th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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