Misty McGinnis of Ovid, an equal opportunity
advisor with the Lansing-based, Michigan National Guard, 272nd Regional
Support Group, was promoted to the rank of Master Sergeant.
McGinnis is currently a fulltime Army National Guard financial management
technician (auditor) with 16 total years of military service. She graduated
from Stanton High School in Stanton, Nebraska in 1996 and completed basic
training in 1997 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. She deployed in support
of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2007 as a communications noncommissioned
McGinnis is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in accounting at Grantham
University. She is married to Daniel McGinnis and has one son, Dillan. She
is the daughter of Robert and Diane Baumert of Wayne, Nebraska.