MANCHESTER, NH — Michael J. Putney, son of Mark and Christine Putney of Manchester, was promoted to the rank of Captain in the United State Marine Corps on January 12, 2019.
Captain Putney is a Ground Intelligence Officer who recently returned from a deployment with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit where he served as the Scout Sniper Platoon Commander and the Assistant Intelligence Officer for 2nd Battalion, 6th Marines.
After receiving additional training at the Marine Air Ground Task Force Intelligence Officer Course in Dam Neck, Virginia, Capt Putney will be assigned to the Marine Corps Intelligence Activity in Quantico, Virginia.
Putney, a 2014 graduate of the University of New Hampshire. He and his wife, Vaniessa Putney, have one son.