Gainesville native Shane Campbell was promoted to first sergeant of the 95th Civil Affairs Brigade of the U.S. Army on April 26. The brigade is based at Fort Bragg, N.C.
Campbell previously served in the Marine Corps in a variety of positions before joining the Army in the fall of 2007.
His deployments include peacekeeping operations in Bosnia and Kosovo in 2001, Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003 and numerous Middle East deployments in support of the Global War on Terror. His latest deployment was to Jordan in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
Campbell is the son of Rhonda Campbell Powell and Robert Powell of Gainesville.