Captain David F. Hintgen was promoted to the rank of Major, Nov. 30.
Major Hintgen is currently assigned to 134th Brigade Support Battalion at Camp Ripley Minn., where he works full time as an operations officer.
Major Hintgen’s previous assignments include tours overseas in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan. David is the son of Paul (deceased) and LaVonne Hintgen of St. James.
Major Hintgen is a 1997 graduate of St. James High School. He holds a bachelor’s degree from St. Cloud State University and a master’s degree from the University of Maryland University College.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal and the Combat Action Badge.
Major Hintgen currently resides in Sartell, Minn., with his wife Julie and their children Luke (8) and Leo (2).