Marine Cpl. Robert A. Lane, son of Lionel and Barbara Lane of Fallston, was promoted to his present rank while serving with 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
He is a 1987 graduate of North Harford High School.
THOMPSON ON CARRIER
Navy Airman Daniel H. Thompson, son of Debra and Daniel Thompson Jr. of Joppatowne, is in the Persian Gulf aboard the aircraft carrierUSS Dwight D. Eisenhower and is midway through a six-month deployment.
In November, Thompson participated in exercise "Eager Mace," a 10-day, joint amphibious landing exercise in Kuwait.
The operationis designed to help increase the readiness of combined forces in theMiddle East.
USS Eisenhower and its crew continued training with excerise "Sandstorm" with the U.S. Air Force.