Erin P. Hayde, DSDI New Hampshire Governor, was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in a ceremony at the National Archives in November 2017. Pictured are three generations of Samuel Adams descendants in front of the Declaration of Independence. From left, Rylin Hayde (11th Generation) , Lt Col Hayde (10th Generation), and Dr. Susan Peterson (9th Generation).
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