Serving our country

Serving our country

November 04, 1990

* Marine Pfc. Christopher E. Unger, son of Richard B. Unger of Mount Airy, recently reported for duty with 3rd Force Service Support Group, Okinawa, Japan.

A 1989 graduate of South Carroll High School, he joined the Marine Corps in November 1989.

* Navy Fireman Apprentice Mark C. Rinschler and Navy Seaman Apprentice Patrick R. Sibiga have completed recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Orlando, Fla.

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

Their 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.

Rinschler, the son of Regina Smith of Westminster, joined the Navy in July 1990.

Sibiga is the son of Elizabeth F. and John J. Sibiga Sr. of Hampstead. A 1990 graduate of North Carroll High School, he joined the Navy in July 1990.

* Marine Pfc. John W. Francisco, son of Stephen N. and Debbie L. Blaes of Uniontown, 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, Millington, Tenn., he received introductory 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.

A 1989 graduate of Francis Scott Key High, he joined the Marine Corps in February 1990.

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