Navy Seaman Apprentice Howard N. Oals, whose wife, Janice, is the daughter of Robert Holcomb of Bel Air, graduated from Basic ElectronicsTechnician School.
During the course conducted at Service School Command, Naval Training Center, Orlando, Fla., Oals received introductory instructions on electronic circuit concepts, radar principles, and the basics of radio transmitters and receivers. He also studied the procedures for repairing amplifiers, transmitters, receivers, and power supply lines.
A 1986 graduate of Havre de Grace Senior High School, he joined the Navy in March 1990.
WEBB BACK FROM AFRICA
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Rodney L. Webb, son of Roland
and Charlotte Marpoe of Aberdeen, recently returned from a six-month deployment to the western coast of Africa aboard the amphibious ship USS Whidbey Island in which he participated in Operation Sharp Edge.