Marine Adams Promoted


August 18, 1991

Marine Lance Cpl. Howard E. Adams, son of Willie E. and Gerlina T. Adams of Edgewood, has been meritoriously promoted to his present rankupon graduation from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot,Parris Island, S.C.

Adams received the early promotion for his superior performance during all phases of the 15-week training cycle, which emphasized physical conditioning, self-discipline and teamwork.


Marine 1st Lt. Carlene S. Griffith, daughter of Carl D. Griffith of Aberdeen, has reported for duty with Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron-Two, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, Cherry Point, N.C.

A1980 graduate of North Harford High School and a 1987 graduate of Frostburg State University, she joined the Marine Corps in September 1980.


David A. Fewster was commissioned a second lieutenant upon graduation from the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo., and awarded a bachelor of science degree.

The academy is a four-year educational institution charged with the task of training young Americans be become professional Air Force officers.

Fewster is the son of Peter J. Fewster and Linda C. Fewster, both of Fallston.

He is a 1986 graduate of Fallston High School.


Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Joseph P. Riley,son of Joseph P. Riley Jr. of Darlington, departed on a routine six-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea aboard the aircraft carrierUSS Forrestal, whose home port is Mayport, Fla.

During the cruise, Riley will participate in training exercises and visit foreign ports.

The 1976 graduate of Bel Air High School joined the Navy in November 1987.


Army National Guard Private Nancy E. Derby has completed basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C.

During the training, students received instruction in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, first aid, and Army history and traditions.

Derby is the daughter of retired Master Sgt. Charles A. and Alice M. Roach, of Havre de Grace.

The soldier is a 1975 graduate of Bel Air High School.

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