Local soldier promoted to lieutenant colonel
Fairfield native Maj. Donald J. Mosinski, the son of Leonard J. and CoeAnn Mosinski of Fairfield, has been promoted to lieutenant colonel during recent ceremonies at the Iowa National Guard’s Joint Forces Headquarters in Johnston.
A 25-year veteran of the Iowa National Guard, Mosinski currently serves as the distribution management division chief for the Iowa Army National Guard’s Logistical Directorate.
A 1985 graduate of Fairfield High School, he also has served as the support operations officer of the 248th Aviation Support Battalion in Boone. He was deployed to Camp Ramadi, Iraq, with the 224th Engineer Battalion in 2004-2005, as the battalion maintenance officer, head of all battalion maintenance operations.
Mosinski earned a bachelor of arts degree from Simpson College in 1990 and a master’s degree from Graceland College in 2012.
He currently resides in Audubon, with his wife Jennifer S. Mosinski, daughters Sarah and Rachel and son Luke.
Jennifer Mosinski is the daughter of Marlene J. and the late Robert E. Schossow of Pomeroy.