Images: Father promotes son in combat zone, a rare opportunity [Image 3 of 3]
Photo by Staff Sgt. Whitney Houston
Lt. Col. Steven Moon chats with his son, 2nd Lt. Steve Moon, minutes before his promotion to first lieutenant on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, July 14. Lt. Col. Moon serves in Regional Command-East as a Ministry of Defense program manager with a Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan Special Operations Planning and Liaison Element in Kabul, Afghanistan, while 1st Lt. Moon serves in Regional Command-South as a human resources officer for the 704th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Bde. Combat Team, 4th Inf. Division. Lt. Col. Moon had business in the area and was able to put his son’s rank on his chest, and highlight him in the ceremony.
Date Posted:07.18.2014 11:20
Location:KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, AF
Hometown:FORT CARSON, CO, US
Hometown:SCHERTZ, TX, US