JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - Congressman and longtime soldier Trent Kelly is now a Major General in the Mississippi Army National Guard.
Kelly was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General a few years ago.
He also received the official designation as the Assistant Adjutant General of the Mississippi Army National Guard.
Kelly has served more than 35 years in the military. He is a veteran of Operation Desert Storm.
He also represents the First Congressional District of Mississippi [Northeast Mississippi] in the U.S. House of Representatives.