Local Soldier promoted to Specialist in MONG

Spc. Natalie DuBois receives her new rank patch from 1st Lt. Tamir Middleton, commander of the 1140th Forward Support Engineer Battalion.

Cape Girardeau, Mo. -- Natalie DuBois, of Cape Girardeau, was recently promoted to specialist in the 1140th Forward Support Engineer Battalion.

DuBois has served in the Missouri National Guard for a year and was surprised to receive the promotion so soon.

"I didn't think it would happen as soon as it did," said DuBois. "But I am very excited and ready to show my unit what I can do. I'm so grateful for the chance and encouragement to make me be a better Soldier."

1st Sgt. Haskel Rooker was impressed with DuBois' work ethic and was proud to promote such a deserving Soldier.

"She's a good Soldier," said Rooker. "She has a fantastic attitude and is willing to complete any task given to her. She has a lot of potential in her military career and life."

DuBois is the daughter of Pierre and Beckey Dubois, of Cape Girardeau. She is a graduate of Jackson High School and is currently attending Metro Business College. She lives and works in Cape Girardeau.

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For more information about this advisory, please contact Michelle Queiser at 573.449.6264 or e-mail Michelle Queiser at ngmo.pao@us.army.mil.