Serving Our Country


October 21, 1990

* Navy Seaman Recruit Sean C. Hays, son of Nancy T. Hays of Sykesville, has completed recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Orlando, Fla.

During his eight-week training cycle, he studied general military subjects designed to prepare him for further academic and on-the-job training in one of the Navy's 85 basic fields.

His studies included seamanship, close order drill, Naval history and first aid. Personnel who complete this course of instruction are eligible for three hours of college credit in physical education and hygiene.

Hays joined the Navy in June 1990.

* Coast Guard Seaman Apprentice India N. Torres, daughter of Truman Barnes of Hampstead, was recently graduated from Coast Guard recruit training.

She attended the eight-week training at the Coast Guard Training Center, Cape May, N.J. Among the subjects she studied were first aid, Coast Guard history and seamanship, communications, damage control, firefighting and physical conditioning.

A 1990 graduate of Granite High School, Salt Lake City, Utah.

* Marine Lance Cpl. Steven K. Lloyd, son of Evan E. and Cathy A. Lloyd of Mount Airy, reported for duty with 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, N.C.

A 1988 graduate of Glenelg High School, Howard County, he joined the Marine Corps in April 1989.

* Navy Airman Recruit William H. Jones has completed the aviation machinist's mate basic jet engine course.

During the five-week course at the Naval Air Technical Training Center, Naval Air Station Memphis, Tenn., he received instructions on the characteristics and operating principles of jet engines.

His studies included engine lubrication, ignition and fuel systems. He also studied the procedures for refueling and defueling aircraft, for removal and installation of aircraft engines and for the operation of aircraft ground handling equipment.

Jones is a 1989 graduate of Liberty High School.

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