Albany native promoted to lieutenant colonel

Albany native promoted to lieutenant colonel
Jon Anderson was promoted to lieutenant colonel in Columbus on Monday. (Source: Gray Television)

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WALB) - A soldier serving at Fort Benning was promoted to lieutenant colonel, the 23rd rank in the United States Army.

Jon Anderson is no stranger to South Georgia.

He is a native of Albany and recently moved back with his wife, Mandy, and two children, Ernie and Ellen.

They participated in a ceremony to honor the accomplishment at the National Infantry Museum in Columbus on Monday.

Anderson said he’s thankful for the opportunity.

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