Keelin Finishes Training

Service notes

September 08, 1991

Sandra E. Keelin has completed training in fundamental military skills at the Army ROTC Camp Challenge, Fort Knox, Ky.

Camp Challenge is designed to give college juniors and sophomores who have not takenROTC courses the chance to enter the program.

During the encampment, cadets received training in basic rifle marksmanship, drill and ceremonies, small arms tactics and communications.

The cadet is a student at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.

Keelin, a 1987 graduate of Joppatowne High School, is the daughter of retired Army Master Sgt. David A. and Chong Y. Keelin of Havre de Grace.

WATTERS AT ROTC CAMP

John W. Watters Jr. received practical work in military leadership at the ROTC advanced camp in Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash.

The camp, attended by cadets normally between their third and fourth year of college, includes instruction in communications, management and survival training.

Successful completion of the advanced camp and graduation from college results in a commission as a second lieutenant in the Army, Guard or Reserve.

The cadet is a student at Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne.

He is the son of John W. and Bonnie A. Watters of Jarrettsville.

GORIUS AT ROTC CAMP

Mark P. Gorius received practical work in militaryleadership at the ROTC advanced camp at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash.

The cadet is the student at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore.

Gorius is the son of Thomas B. Gorius of Fallston.

HARVEY AT ROTC CAMP

James A. Harvey III received practical work in military leadership at the ROTC advanced camp at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash.

Successful completion of the camp and graduation from college results in a commission as a second lieutenant in the Army, Guard or Reserve.

Thecadet is a student at Towson State University.

A 1988 graduate ofC. Milton Wright High School, he is the son of James A. and Linda K.Harvey of Bel Air.

PEEL COMPLETES COURSE

First Lt. Kevin S. Peel has graduated from the 58-day Ranger course at the Infantry School, Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

The training is conducted at Benning, the mountains of northern Georgia, the desert at Fort Bliss, Texas, and in the Florida swamps. It is designed to develop confident and capable small-unit leaders.

Additionally, emphasis is placed on developing skills in the planning and conduct of ground, airmobile, airborne and waterborne patrolling operations.

He is the son of Michael G. and Valerie C. Peel of Jarrettsville.

Peel graduated in 1984 from Calvert Hall High School and received a bachelor's degree from Towson State University in 1990.

AIRMAN LESTER GRADUATES

Airman David H. Lester has graduated from the airlift aircraft maintenance specialist course at Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita, Texas.

Students were taught aircraft maintenance fundamentals for repairing and servicing aircraft with turbo engines. Maintenance management and documentation were also taught for assessing the aircraft readiness capability.

He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Conklin, of Joppa.

The airman is a 1989 graduate of Edgewood High School.

MATTHAI IS PROMOTED

Marine Pfc. Daniel E. Matthai, a 1989 graduate of Bel Air High School, has been meritoriously promoted to his present rank upon graduation from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island,S.C.

Matthai received the early promotion for his superior performance during all phases of the training cycle, which emphasized conditioning, self-discipline and team work.

He joined the Marine Corpsin February 1991.

FRANK FINISHES TRAINING

Navy Seaman Recruit Darin T. Frank, son of Douglas C. and Diane Frank of Bel Air, recently completed training at Recruit Training Command, Orlando, Fl.

Duringthe training cycle, recruits are taught general military subjects designed to prepare them for further academic and on-the-job training in one of the Navy's 85 occupational fields.

The 1989 graduate of C. Milton Wright High School joined the Navy in April 1991.

MILLER IS DECORATED

Sgt. Keith L. Miller, son of Jacquelyn Y. Miller, has been decorated with the Air Force Commendation Medal.

The medal is awarded to those individuals who demonstrate outstanding achievement or meritorious service in the performance of their duties on behalf ofthe Air Force.

Miller, is an aerospace physiology specialist at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas.

The sergeant is a 1985 graduate of Havre de Grace High School.

ROBINETTE TO SUBMARINE

Navy Seaman Recruit Richard L. Robinette, son of Blaine R. and Mary K. Robinette of Edgewood, recently reported for duty aboard the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land, homeported in Norfolk, Va.

Robinette, is a 1989 graduate of Edgewood High School. He joined the Navy in June 1989.

KING LEARNS TO LEAD

Stephen J. King, grandson of William and Georgia Eastridge of Havre de Grace, has received practical work in military leadership at the ROTC advanced camp at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash.

The camp, attended by cadets normally between their third and fourth year of college, includes instruction in communications, management, and survival training.

Successful completion of the advanced camp and graduation from college, results in a commission as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army, National Guard, or Reserve.

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