Beverly Hills resident Ken Dilg Promoted to Col. with the Michigan Army National Guard

Ken Dilg, assistant chief of staff of operations, 46th Military Police Command, Michigan National Guard, receives his new colonel rank insignia from his daughter, Elizabeth, during a promotion ceremony held at the Michigan National Guard Joint Forces Headquarters in Lansing, Michigan, July 16, 2016. The 46th Military Police Commander, Maj. Gen. Michael White, officiated the ceremony and commended Dilg for his outstanding service to the unit, his state and his nation. (Michigan National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Nicholas Oposnow/Released)

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Story written by Staff Sgt. Nicholas Oposnow

LANSING, Mich. – Ken Dilg, of Beverly Hills, MI , was promoted to colonel, in the Michigan Army National Guard, July 16, 2016. Dilg is the assistant chief of staff for operations within the MIARNG 46th Military Police Command.

Dilg, a Veteran of Operation Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) received his new rank insignia from Maj. Gen. Michael White, Commander of the MIARNG 46th Military Police Command during a ceremony held at the Michigan National Guard Joint Forces Headquarters installation in Lansing.

Dilg began his military service with the U.S. Army in 1987 after completing basic training at Fort Sill, Okla. He has received numerous awards throughout his military career, including two Bronze Stars, and a Joint Service Achievement Medal.

Dilg earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Ferris State University and is a Michigan State Police post commander on the civilian side of his career.

He and his wife, Jill, have three children, Elizabeth, Robert and Harry.

The new colonel is the son of Bruce and Robin Dilg of Big Rapids, Michigan.

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