James D. McDonald has been selected for promotion to the rank of chief master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force.
The sergeant, a global channel operations direct superintendent with 25 years of military service, is assigned to the 618th Tanker Airlift Control Center, Scott Air Force Base, Belleville, Ill.
He is the son of the Rev. James and Lillian A. McDonald Jr. of Rochelle St.
His wife, Susan, is the daughter of Shirley Nightengale of Pinellas Park, Fla.
McDonald is a 1982 graduate of Carrick High School