For those who aren't familiar with the military promotion system, once we're selected for promotion, we get to pin on the rank in order of seniority. Everyone gets a "line number" and my line number is 710 (probably out of 1000 or so).
The year group just ahead of mine isn't quite done pinning everone on. They should finish by March, and I'm hoping my year group will begin in April. The previous group has been pinning about 114 each month, so it looks like it'll be at least October before I pin on.
But the big news is that I'm on the list and have a line number. As the kids say these days, "woot woot!"
Also as the kids say "Gosh, LtCol's are old!"