Service notes

Service notes

November 25, 1990

EUGENE DEPLOYED TO MIDDLE EAST

Pfc. Robert A. Eugene, son of Rose Eugene of Ellicott City, has been deployed to the Middle East with American military forces participating in Operation Desert Shield.

Eugene, a 1988 graduate of Hammond High School, is a communications system maintenance specialist at Fort Bragg, N.C.

SKARBEK ADVANCES TO RANK OF ENSIGN

Navy Ensign James F. Skarbek, son of Jacqueline and James Skarbek Jr.

of Ellicott City, was commissioned in his present rank upon completion of Aviation Officer Candidate School.

During the 13-week course at Naval Aviation Schools Command, Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla., Skarbek was prepared for future duties as a commissioned officer and to enter primary flight training.

He is a 1985 graduate of Mount Hebron High School and a 1990 graduate of the University of Maryland College Park with a bachelor's degree.

LLOYD ARRIVES AT DUTY STATION

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

Lloyd is a 1988 graduate of Glenelg High School and joined the Marine Corps in April 1989.

PROMOTION GIVEN TO MCCULLOUGH

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Frank E. McCullough, son of Frank McCullough of Ellicott City, has been promoted to his present rank while serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS Midway, stationed in Yokosuka, Japan.

A 1980 graduate of Glen Burnie High School, he joined the Navy in March 1983.

CHRISTIAN ACHIEVES RANK OF CAPTAIN

Cecily Y. Christian, daughter of retired Army Lt. Col. Cecil and Marian Christian of Columbia, has been promoted in the U.S. Air Force to the rank of captain.

Christian is a public affairs chief at RAF Alconbury, England.

She is a 1982 graduate of Centennial High School.

MILLER RECEIVES ROTC SCHOLARSHIP

Dixon L. Miller, son of David and Carol Miller of Ellicott City, has received a four-year U.S. Air Force ROTC scholarship.

Upon graduation and completion of the ROTC program, the cadet will be commissioned an Air Force second lieutenant.

Miller is a 1990 graduate of Mount Hebron High School and a student at Duke University.

THREE COMPLETE BASIC TRAINING

The following servicemen recently completed basic training:

* Pvt. Corey T. Simpkins, son of Norma Jenkins of Columbia has completed training at Fort Jackson, S.C.

During the training, Jenkins received instruction in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, first aid and Army history and traditions. He is a 1989 graduate of Wilde Lake High School.

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

During Hays' 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. He joined the Navy in June 1990.

* Navy Seaman Recruit James W. Graham, son of Donna Livingstone of Columbia, has completed training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

A 1990 graduate of Oakland Mills High School, Jones joined the Navy in July 1990.

WASHINGTON GAINS RANK OF SERGEANT

Kenneth G. Washington, son of Lillyan M. Washington of Columbia, has been promoted in the U.S. Army to the rank of sergeant.

Washington, a 1985 graduate of Centennial High School, is a light wheel vehicle mechanic at McNair Barracks, West Berlin.

BUTLER RETURNS FROM OKINAWA

Marine Cpl. George S. Butler, son of Robert and Olga Butler of Columbia, recently returned from deployment to Okinawa, Japan, while serving in the 2nd Marine Division.

During the six-month deployment, Butler participated in cold weather and live fire exercises in Okaido, Japan, and Zambales, Republic of the Philippines.

A 1986 graduate of Oakland Mills High School, he joined the Marine Corps in March 1987.

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