Michael Dolan, son of Aglaia and the late Hal Dolan, of Eastpoint, was promoted to the rank of major on Sept. 1.

His maternal grandparents are the late Jim Mosconis and the late Zelda Mae Mosconis Stanley. Paternal grandparents are the late Ruth and John Dolan of Havana. He has one brother Shawn (Katherine) Dolan, of Tallahassee.

Maj. Dolan is a 1997 graduate of Apalachicola High School and a 2001 graduate of the University of West Florida where he holds a bachelor of science degree in engineering technology/construction. He was previously assigned from 2002 to 2006 to the 3rd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina.  He was also assigned from 2008 to 2012 to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment and 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment of the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Ft. Wainwright, Alaska.

Maj. Dolan is currently assigned to the University of Scranton Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) where he serves as the recruiting operations officer and King’s College Detachment Commander. A combat veteran of both Afghanistan and Iraq, he is married to the former Jennifer Kellett of Easley, South Carolina.