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Service notes

August 16, 1992

Sgt. Bussey receives Achievement Medal

The course is designed to provide U.S. Army Medical Depart

ment personnel with specific skills and knowledge needed to perform their duties within their specific skill area.

He was an honor graduate of the course.

Lieutenant Cecchine is the son of Gary and Peggy Cecchine of Havre de Grace.

MA The lieutenant is a 1990 graduate of the University of Tampa.

Pvt. Dennis graduates from Fort Lee course

Army National Guard Pvt. Cassandra L. Dennis has graduated from the material control and accounting specialist course at Fort Lee in Petersburg, Va.

She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Dennis of Havre De Grace.

MA The private is a 1989 graduate of Havre de Grace High School.

Pvt. Dowdy finishes infantry training

Pvt. Christian H. Dowdy has completed training at the U.S. Army Infantry School at Fort Benning Ga.

Students received training which qualified them as light-weapons infantrymen and as indirect-fire crewmen in a rifle or mortar squad.

He is the son of John H. Dowdy of Augusta, Ga., and Carol S. Vickers of Bel Air.

Airman Meadows completes basic

Air National Guard Airman Kevin K. Meadows has graduated from Air Force basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.

During the six weeks of training the airman studied Air Force mission, organization and customs and received special training human relations.

In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward an associate degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Airman Meadows is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Johnson ofBel Air.

=1 He is a 1990 graduate of Bel Air High School.

Airman Seitzcompletes basic

Airman Kristina A. Seitz has graduated from Air Force basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.

She is the daughter of retired Air Force Master Sgt. Donald E. Kitzmiller Sr. of Alamogordo, N.M., and granddaughter of Edna M. Kitzmiller of Havre de Grace.


The airman is a 1988 graduate of Alamogordo High School.

Navy recruit Lugo completes basic

Navy Seaman Recruit Timothy J. Lugo, son of Mr. and Mrs. Pastor Lugo of Aberdeen, recently completed basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill..

The 1991 graduate of Aberdeen High School joined the Navy in April 1992.

Marine recruit Guido completes training

Marine Pfc. Charles C. Guido, son of Nancy M. and Charles C. Guido of Baldwin, recently completed recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C., and was promoted to his present rank.

Recruits are taught the basics of battlefield survival, introduced to typical military daily routine and personal and professional standards.

D8 He is a 1988 graduate of Loyola High School, Towson.

Cpl. Venable completes training

Marine Lance Cpl. Terrance R. Venable, son of retired Army Master Sgt. and Mrs. Ronald M. Venable of Belcamp, recently completed recruit training and was meritoriously promoted to his present rank. The 1989 graduate of Aberdeen High School and 1991 graduate of Frostburg State University, Frostburg, joined the Marine Corps in March 1992.

Marine Pvt. Gorham completes training

Marine Pvt. Steven E. Gorham, son of William C. and Joan C. Gorham of Havre de Grace, recently completed recruit training.

During the training cycle at Recruit Training Command, Parris Island, S.C., recruits are taught the basic of battlefield survival, introduced to typical military daily routine, and personal and professional standards.

Navy's Bancroft reports for duty

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Randy S. Bancroft, son of Herbert M. and Linda M. Bancroft of Havre de Grace recently reported for duty aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima, which has a home port of Norfolk, Va.

/# He joined the Navy in May 1983.

Seaman B.F. Smith graduates prep school

Navy Seaman Apprentice Brian F. Smith, son of Michael X. and Mary E. Smith of Baldwin, recently graduated from the Naval Academy Preparatory School.

During the yearlong course at the Naval Education and Training Center, Newport, R.I., students are prepared for entry into the U.S. Naval Academy or the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

Studies included English, mathematics, science and general military subjects. Participation in an extensive physical fitness program is also included in the course.

Cadet Polhamus is commissioned

Army Cadet John A. Polhamus has been commissioned a second lieutenant upon graduation from the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y., and awarded a bachelor of science degree.

The academy is a four-year educational institution, charged with the task of training young Americans to become professional Army officers.

The lieutenant is scheduled for assignment to the aviation branch.

He is the son of James M. and Faye E. Polhamus of Falls- ton.


Mr. Polhamus is a 1987 graduate of Fallston High School.

Army's Sherman awarded medal

Chief Warrant Officer Sherman D. Mann has been decorated with the Army Achievement Medal,which is awarded to soldiers for meritorious service, acts of courage, or other outstanding accomplishments.

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