Service notes

Service notes

January 06, 1991

JOPPA'S KORDEK TRAINED IN REPAIRS

Army National Guard Pfc Edward M. Kordek, son of Stephen M. and Theresa Kordek of Joppa, has completed an aircraft/missile systems repairer course at Fort Eustis, Newport News, Va.

The course was designed to train students to repair missile armament systems by troubleshooting and repairing solid state circuitry and mechanical devices.

FOR THE RECORD - In the service notes of the Jan. 6 edition of The Harford County Sun, the names of the parents of the wife of Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Patrick T. Connor were incorrect due to an inaccuracy in a Navy press release.
Katie Connor's parents' names are William J. Nicholson Jr. and Ellarie Nicholson, of Edgewood.
The Harford County Sun regrets the errors.

Kordek, is a 1990 graduate of Joppatowne High School.

EDGEWOOD GRADUATE PART OF DESERT SHIELD

Navy Airman Robert N. Albritton has been deployed to the Middle East in support of Operation Desert Shield while serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga,homeported in Mayport, Fla.

Operation Desert Shield is the largest deployment of U.S. military forces since Vietnam.

Albritton, is a 1988 graduate of Edgewood High School. He joined the Navy in August1988.

D'AMBRA CERTIFIED AS NAVY SUBMARINER

Navy Lt. Michael J. D'Ambra, whose wife, Diane, is the daughter of Sally Yingling of Joppa, has been granted "Golden Dolphins" denoting his qualifications as a submariner.

D'Ambra earned the insignia by completing an extensive course of in-service instruction and demonstrating mastery of both the standard and emergency operating procedures for submarines while serving aboard the submarine USS John Marshall, homeported in Norfolk, Va.

D'Ambra received his bachelor's degree from the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, in 1987. He joined the Navy in May 1987.

DARLINGTON'S DUKE EARNS NAVY MEDAL

Navy Lt. Comdr. Paul S. Duke, son of Monroe I. and Olga Duke of Darlington, recently received the Navy Achievement Medal while serving aboard the amphibious command ship USS BlueRidge, homeported in Yokosuka, Japan.

Duke was awarded the decoration in recognition of superior performance, professionalism, and decoration while serving in Japan.

The ship has been deployed to the Middle East in support of Operation Desert Shield.

He joined the Navy in August 1975.

HARFORD GRADUATE COMPLETES TRAINING

Navy Seaman Recruit Daniel M. Dwojewski, son of JoAnn and Daniel M. DwojewskiSr. of Aberdeen, has completed recruit training at Recruit Training Command, San Diego.

During Dwojewski's 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.

He is a 1990 graduate of Harford Vocational Technical High School, Bel Air.

FALLSTON HIGH GRADCOMPLETES INSTRUCTION

Marine Pvt. Michael D. Kavanaugh, a 1987 graduate of Fallston High School, recently completed the Basic Engineer Equipment Mechanic Course.

During the course at Marine Corps Engineer School, Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C., Kavanaugh received instruction on the electrical, mechanical and hydraulic principles.

He joined the Marine Corps in April 1990.

BEL AIR'S PRICE,6 FINISHES NAVY TRAINING

Navy Seaman Recruit Richard J. Price, son of George M. and Deborah D. Price of Bel Air, has completed recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Orlando, Fla.

During Price's 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.

He is a 1990 graduate of C. Milton Wright High School.

HELLMIG COMPLETES TRAINING IN ILLINOIS

Navy Seaman Recruit Leroy M. Hellmig, son of Ernest A. and Kay Crofoot of Bel Air, has completedrecruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes,Ill.

During Hellmig's eight-week training cycle, he studied generalmilitary 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.

CONNOR IN GULFABOARD THE SARATOGA

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Patrick T. Connor, whose wife, Katie, is the daughter of Henry and Beth Nicholson of Edgewood, is serving in the Middle East in support of Operation Desert Shield aboard the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga, homeported in Mayport, Fla.

Connor joined the Navy in October 1987.

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