Colonel to be promoted to general

Colonel Milo Miles, Deputy Commanding General of Fort Benning and Assistant Commandant of the U.S. Army Infantry Center, is being promoted to the rank of brigadier general during an 11:30 ceremony Friday morning at the Benning Club on Fort Benning.

Miles is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and served as the executive officer to the chief of staff of the Army in Washington, D.C. before taking over the position of deputy commander of Fort Benning last August.

His close family will participate in the ceremony tomorrow by pinning his stars onto his uniform.

Look for more on this story in Friday's edition of the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer and online at www.ledger-enquirer.com.

Tune in to our news partner WLTZ at 6 p.m. for an interview with Colonel Miles.