Trooper Dunn promoted to sergeant

Published 12:00 am Monday, July 26, 2021

Will start serving as assistant commander at OSHP Ironton Post

Trooper Steven M. Dunn was promoted to the rank of sergeant on Tuesday by Col. Richard S. Fambro, OSHP superintendent.

Dunn will transfer from his current assignment at the Jackson Post to serve as an assistant post commander at the Ironton Post.

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“Sergeant Dunn is a Marine Corps Veteran and brings strong leadership skills to the management team at the Ironton Post,” said Lt. Nick Lunsford, commander of the Ironton OSHP Post. “ I am very pleased to have Sergeant Dunn serve as assistant post commander.”

Dunn served in the United States Marines from 2006–2016.

Dunn began his Patrol career in November 2012 as a member of the 154th Academy Class. He earned his commission in April of the following year and has been assigned to the Jackson Post throughout his career.

In 2018, he earned the Ace Award for excellence in auto larceny enforcement. He was selected as post and district Trooper of the year twice. He also earned the Criminal Patrol Award seven times.

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