SSgt. Steve Metcalf (back to camera), Sgt. Dave Metcalf and SMSgt J.W. Metcalf.
David Metcalf recently was promoted to Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps.
On March 1, he received his third stripe in the Marines at Camp Lejeune, N.C., where he is servicing with the 2nd Marine Corps Tank Battalion. He also received a Meritorious Unit Citation for his time in Iraq in 2015 at Fire Base Bell.
His parents, J.W. and Diane Metcalf, and his uncle Steve Metcalf traveled to North Carolina to attend the ceremony.
He honored his father and uncle, both Marines, by having them pin his new stripes on.
Dave graduated from NCHS in 2006 and joined the Marines in 2013.