* Thomas F. Harris, son of Barbara S. Child, recently...

Serving our country

May 17, 1992

* Thomas F. Harris, son of Barbara S. Child, recently enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserve's Delayed Training Program and will TC report for basic training June 2.

The Liberty High graduate will undergo basic training at Fort Leonard, Mo.

Harris has chosen the position of medical non-commissioned officer as his military occupational specialty and will be assigned to the 100th Hospital Station in Baltimore.

* Marine 2nd Lt. Eric M. Hildebrandt, whose wife, Karen, is the daughter of George F. and Linda Wendt of Woodbine, recently graduated from the Basic School.

During the course at Marine Corps Combat Development Command in Quantico, Va., newly commissioned officers are prepared for assignment to the Fleet Marine force.

The course includes instruction in land navigation, marksmanship, tactics, military law, personnel administration, Marine Corps history and traditions, communications and military instruction.

The 1987 graduate of Bonneville High in Ogden, Utah, and 1991 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis joined the Marine Corps in July 1991.

* Navy Seaman Recruit Christopher K. Fisher, son of Dorothy Fisher of Sykesville, recently completed basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

During the 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.

Studies include seamanship, close-order drill, naval history and first aid.

Fisher is a 1987 graduate of Downingtown (Pa.) Senior High.

* Maryland Air National Guard Lt. Col. Clarence W. Beall III of Uniontown, a Carroll senior state's attorney, recently passed the 2,000-hour mark flying an A-10 while passing over the Virginia countryside during a training mission.

Beall, a 1966 graduate of Virginia Military Institute in Lexington and a 1977 graduate of the University of Baltimore Law School, served two tours of duty in Vietnam.

He has flown more than 4,200 hours in fighter aircraft in his career.

* Clayton Maas of the Maryland Air National Guard's 175th

Tactical Fighter Group's TAC Clinic was recently promoted to the rank of chief.

The rank of chief is the highest attainable by an enlisted person.

Maas joined the Navy Reserve in 1969 and served for six years, later joining the Air Guard part-time. He went to full-time status in 1984.

A former employee of Bethlehem Steel's medical section, Maas lives in Westminster with his wife, Sharon, 17-year-old daughter, Kelly, and 14-year-old son, Scott.

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