Donald R. "D.R." Rose II of Lexington has been promoted to captain in the United States Army after completing a tour of duty in Afghanistan as a platoon leader with the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment. He is currently stationed in Vilseck, Germany, where the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment is based.
He is a 2003 graduate of Lexington Catholic High School and a 2007 graduate of Transylvania University. He is also a third-generation graduate of the University of Kentucky Army ROTC program. He is the son of Don and Liz Rose of Lexington.
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Army National Guard Pfc. Matthew G. Kenney has graduated from the Fire Support Specialist Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. Kenney is the son of Kelly L. Fox and Daniel R. Fox of Berea. He is a 2011 graduate of Madison Southern High School.