Spencer Stone Promoted Senior Airman
Master Sgt. Tanya Hubbard and Staff Sgt. Roberto Davila, both assigned to the 60th Medical Group, tack staff sergeant stripes onto Spencer Stone, a 60th Medical Operations Squadron medical technician, during a promotion ceremony at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Oct. 30, 2015. Stone was promoted to the rank of staff sergeant, effective Nov. 1, by order of Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III. Stone was promoted to staff sergeant for the leadership and courage he showed in August when he and two friends thwarted a potential terrorist attack on a train traveling to Paris.|Photo by U.S. Air Force photo/Ken Wright

Spencer Stone Promoted To Senior Airman, Staff Sergeant

Spencer Stone made national headlines when he and two friends stopped a gunman aboard a Paris-bound train back in August.

The following is a release from Air Force Public Affairs:

Spencer Stone, the airman first class who helped prevent a gunman’s attack on a French train in August, promoted to the rank of senior airman at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Oct. 30, 2015.

Following this promotion, Stone was promoted to the rank of staff sergeant, effective Nov. 1, by order of Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III. Stone was promoted to staff sergeant for the leadership and courage he showed when he and two friends thwarted a potential terrorist attack on the train traveling to Paris.

“It is an honor to be promoted to staff sergeant, and I am extremely thankful for the opportunity to lead my fellow Airmen,” Stone said. “I am ready for the growth and challenges that are ahead of me.”

For more information on Staff Sgt. Spencer Stone and other new from the U.S. Air Force, please visit AF.mil.

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