Updated: Aug 2, 2012 11:07 AM
BOSTON, Mass (AP) —
U.S. Sen. Scott Brown has been
colonel in the
Massachusetts Republican's colonel insignia were pinned to his uniform during a ceremony in
Washington on Wednesday by
Arizona senator and former Republican presidential candidate
Brown has been in the
National Guard for more than three decades, most recently as a lieutenant colonel.
Sun Chronicle (
http://bit.ly/Rd2XdF ) reports that Brown said it was "an honor to have the opportunity to serve."
Brown recently transferred from the
Massachusetts Army National Guard to a unit in
Maryland, allowing him to work at the
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