Dan Wyrick, formerly of Roane County, was recently promoted to the U.S. Navy rank of senior chief petty officer.
The promotion ceremony in Jacksonville, Fla., included his commanding officer, Capt. Paul Sohl; his wife, Christina; and his son, Luke.
During Wyrick’s 18 year Naval career, he has been stationed in California, Texas and Virginia.
He is presently maintenance chief for P-3 and H-60 aircraft in Jacksonville.