Pine River graduate promoted to chief master sergeant
Duane R. Kangas, of Moorhead, was recently promoted to the rank of chief master sergeant in the North Dakota Air National Guard. He is a first sergeant in the Fargo, N.D.-based 119th Wing.
Kangas served in the Air Force from 1984-88 and joined the Air National Guard in 1989. He has 28 years of military service. Kangas works full-time as an aircraft maintenance technician for FedEx at the Grand Forks International Airport, Grand Forks, N.D.