Jason Marquart, a Wichita-area native, was recently promoted to Lt. Colonel in the Army. He’s based in Hawaii, but had his ceremony moved to Wichita Wednesday so his 84-year-old grandfather could pin him at Veteran’s Memorial Park. (Video by Ferna McClatchy fsalazar@wichitaeagle.com
Jason Marquart, a Wichita-area native, was recently promoted to Lt. Colonel in the Army. He’s based in Hawaii, but had his ceremony moved to Wichita Wednesday so his 84-year-old grandfather could pin him at Veteran’s Memorial Park. (Video by Ferna McClatchy fsalazar@wichitaeagle.com

Army officer traveled 3,700 miles so grandpa could participate in his promotion

December 27, 2017 06:38 PM