PETTY OFFICER BULLOCK SERVES IN MIDDLE EAST
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Peter L. Bullock, son of Kenneth and Avery Egloff of Columbia, is currently deployed to the Middle East in support of Operation Desert Shield while serving aboard the guided missile frigate USS Vandergrift, homeported in Long Beach, Calif.
Operation Desert Shield is the largest deployment of United States military forces since Vietnam. The operation is in response to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait and threat to Saudi Arabia.
A 1985 graduate of Atholton High School, he joined the Navy in August 1987.
CADET GIANGRANDI TRAINED AT FORT BRAGG
Cadet Steven T. Giangrandi, son of B. Robert and Judith A. Giangrandi of Ellicott City, received practical work in military leadership at the U.S. Army ROTC advanced camp in Fort Bragg, N.C.
Giangrandi received instruction in communications, management and survival training. Successful completion of the six-week camp and graduation from college results in a commission as a second lieutenant in either the U.S. Army, Army Reserve or National Guard.
He is a student at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.
MORGRET COMPLETES RECRUIT TRAINING
Marine Pfc. Robert A. Morgret, a 1984 graduate of Hammond High School, has completed recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, S.C.
During the 13-week training cycle, Private Morgret was taught the basics of battlefield survival and gained proficiency in first aid, rifle marksmanship and close order drill.
He joined the Marine Corps in May 1990.
SEAMAN MCKEE COMPLETES TRAINING
Navy Seaman Recruit Gerald I. McKee, son of Robert N. and Pat A. McKee of Columbia, has completed recruit training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.
During Seaman McKee's eight-week training cycle, he studied general military subjects including seamanship, close order drill, Naval history and first aid.
He is a 1983 graduate of Atholton High School.
CADET ANGELA HARRIS TRAINED AT FORT RILEY
Cadet Angela Y. Harris, daughter of James N. and Joyce M. Harris of West Friendship, received practical work in military leadership at the U.S.
Army ROTC advanced camp in Fort Riley, Kan.
Harris received instruction in communications, management and survival training.
She is a student at Georgia Southern College in Statesboro, Ga.
COUNTY MEN SERVE IN MEDITERRANEAN
Two county Navy men recently returned from deployment to the Mediterranean Sea while serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS Eisenhower, homeported in Norfolk, Va.
Navy fireman Benjamin E. Weston, son of Edward V. and Linda L. Weston of Sykesville, is a 1988 graduate of Glenelg High School. He joined the Navy in June 1988.
Navy airman apprentice Todd D. Holmes, son of Arthur H. and Joyce L.
Holmes of Columbia, joined the Navy in August 1989.
During the six-month deployment, Weston and Holmes participated in various exercises and operations including Operation Desert Shield in the Red Sea.
PVT. DAVID HERRMANN TRAINS AS MARINE
Marine Pvt. David E. Herrmann, son of Carol E. Herrmann of Ellicott City and Wolfgang Herrmann of Columbia, has completed recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, S.C.
Private Herrmann participated in an active physical conditioning program and gained proficiency in first aid, close order drill and rifle marksmanship.
He is a 1989 graduate of Centennial High School.
MIDSHIPMAN RAUP SERVES ON USS PONCE
Navy Midshipman Peter A. Raup, a 1987 graduate of Howard High School, recently participated in a summer training cruise aboard the amphibious transport dock USS Ponce, homeported in Norfolk, Va.
During the training cruise, which augments classroom studies, Midshipman Raup gained valuable hands-on experience in a number of shipboard jobs.
JOHNSON RETURNS FROM MEDITERRANEAN
Navy Seaman Matthew D. Johnson, son of Mary B. and John I. Johnson Jr.
of Columbia, recently returned from deployment to the Mediterranean Sea while serving aboard the destroyer USS Sierra, homeported in Charleston, S.C.
A 1986 graduate of Oakland Mills High School, Seaman Johnson joined the Navy in January 1988.
ADAMS ACCEPTED INTO CADET CORPS
Cadet Shawn A. Adams, son of Grafton and Josephine Adams of Columbia, has been accepted into the Corps of Cadets, Class of 1994, at the U.S.
Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., during its annual acceptance parade.
The parade culminated six weeks of rigorous basic cadet training which included instruction in military customs and courtesies, drills and ceremonies, physical conditioning, tactical exercises and weapons familiarization.
Adams is a 1989 graduate of Centennial High School.
VICTORIA DEVER PROMOTED TO MAJOR
Victoria A. Dever, daughter of Victor A. Schwartz of Savage, has been promoted in the U.S. Air Force to the rank of major.
Major Dever is a secure teleconferencing network chief at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.