Gov. Butch Otter performs a pinning ceremony marking Idaho Army National Guard Col. Russel D. Johnson's promotion to brigadier general on Aug. 15, 2017. It was one of Otter's first public appearances upon his return from surgeries and an infection Yuqing Zhu yzhu@mcclatchy.com
Gov. Butch Otter performs a pinning ceremony marking Idaho Army National Guard Col. Russel D. Johnson's promotion to brigadier general on Aug. 15, 2017. It was one of Otter's first public appearances upon his return from surgeries and an infection Yuqing Zhu yzhu@mcclatchy.com

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