Staff Sgt. Brian T. Cool recently was selected for promotion to technical sergeant. Cool has seen extensive duty in Europe and the Middle East and currently is assigned to Hill Air Force Base in Utah, where he lives with his wife, Nicky, and sons, TreShawn and Jordan. He has assumed the position of non-commission officer in charge of readiness for the 729th Air Control Squadron.
Cool is the son of retired Lt. Colonel and Mrs. Jack Shepherd of Danville. He also has a son, Dakota Mullins, who lives in Danville. He is a graduate of Boyle County High School.
Army Sgt. Joshua C. Beebe has arrived for duty at the Army Recruiting Station in Traverse City, Mich., a unit of the Army Great Lakes Recruiting Battalion in Michigan.