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October 13, 1991
* Marine Pfc. Jamie M. Jolles, son of Jeffery M. and Gretchen P. Jolles of Union Bridge, recently completed recruit training.During the training cycle at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.,recruits are taught the basics of battlefield survival and introduced to typical military daily routine and personal and professional standards.Jolles is a 1991 graduate of Linganore High School, Frederick County.
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April 10, 2005
CENTRAL Annual run slated for Wednesday The Westminster Road Runners Club will hold its 24th annual Main Street Mile on Wednesday evening in downtown Westminster. One-mile events begin at 7 p.m. at 360 E. Main St. and end near the Westminster library branch at 50 E. Main St. Motorists should be advised that both lanes of East Main Street will be closed to traffic between Colonial Avenue and Liberty Street (Route 27) from 6:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to ensure the safety of runners. Information: 410-848-8332.
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NEWS
June 30, 1991
* Marine Lance Cpl. Anna M. Grabill, whose husband, Jason, is the son of Charles and Mary Grabill of Union Bridge, was commended while serving with the 2nd Marine Aircraft wing, Marine Corps Air Station, Beaufort, S.C.She was recognized for her outstanding performance ofduty, professionalism and overall dedication to the service. A 1983 graduate of Merced Union High School, Merced, Calif., Grabill joined the Marine Corps in May 1986.* Marine Pfc. William E. Wagner has been promoted to his present rank on graduation from recruit training Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.He received the early promotion for his superior performance during all phases of the 13-week training cycle, whichemphasized physical conditioning, self-discipline and teamwork.
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By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | September 20, 1995
TOKYO -- The apparent rape this month of a 12-year-old Japanese school girl by three American servicemen in Okinawa has provoked an uproar in Japan, bringing calls to revise rules that critics say make it easy for American soldiers to get away with crimes and calls to remove American military bases.Seeking to quell the outcry, Ambassador Walter F. Mondale and Lt. Gen. Richard B. Myers, commander of U.S. military forces in Japan, apologized to Okinawa Gov. Masahide Ota at a meeting yesterday at the American Embassy.
NEWS
August 30, 1992
Sotiros completes basic trainingMarine Pvt. Roy J. Sotiros, son of Thomas A. Sotiros of Woodbine, recently completed recruit training.During the training cycle at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C., recruits are taught the basics of battlefield survival,introduced to typical military daily routine and personal and professional standards.All recruits participate in an active physical conditioning program and gain proficiency in a variety of military skills, including first aid, rifle marksmanship and close-order drill.
NEWS
November 4, 1990
* Marine Pfc. Christopher E. Unger, son of Richard B. Unger of Mount Airy, recently reported for duty with 3rd Force Service Support Group, Okinawa, Japan.A 1989 graduate of South Carroll High School, he joined the Marine Corps in November 1989.* Navy Fireman Apprentice Mark C. Rinschler and Navy Seaman Apprentice Patrick R. Sibiga have completed recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Orlando, Fla.During their eight-week training cycle, they studied general military subjects designed to prepare them for further academic and on-the-job training in one of the Navy's 85 basic fields.
NEWS
November 24, 1991
Midshipman Andrew DeMonte, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas DeMonte of Joppa, participated in Acceptance Day ceremonies at the U.S. Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y.A 1991 graduate of John Carroll School,DeMonte was administered the academy oath with 285 other plebes.DeMonte, who was nominated to the academy by Senator Barbara Mikulski, reported with the rest of the class in July.The academy is operated by the Maritime Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation for training of merchant marine officers.
NEWS
April 14, 1991
Two area members of the Army have received medals.Sgt. Billy B. White Jr., a military police specialist at Aberdeen Proving Ground, has received the Good Conduct Medal.He is the son of Ruth L. Longsine, of Denison. His wife, Valerie,is the daughter of Liovannia and Luz Felizzola, of Edgewood.Spec. Andrew J. Harbison has received the Army Achievement Medal, awardedfor outstanding accomplishments.He is the son of James E. and Martha L. Harbison of Fallston, and a 1981 graduate of Valley Forge Military Academy, Wayne, Pa.3 END BASIC TRAININGThree from the areahave completed basic training.
NEWS
July 21, 1991
* Marine Pfc. Chad M. Austin, son of Arthur S. and Laura Austin of Manchester, has completed the Basic Assault Amphibian Crewman's Course.The seven-week skill training with Schools Battalion, Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton, Calif., prepared him for assignment to a Marine assault amphibian unit. Assault amphibian vehicles are used to transport troops and supplies both from ship to beachhead during subsequent operations ashore.He received instruction on the vehicles capabilities and operating characteristics; participated in land and water driving exercises; and studied operator-level maintenance procedures.
NEWS
April 14, 1991
* Marine Pfc. Michael A. VanVleck, son of Richard VanVleck of Taneytown, recently reported for duty with Headquarter Battalion, Headquarters, Marine Corps, Arlington, Va.A 1989 graduate of Bradley Bourbonnais Community High School, Bradley, Ill., he joined the Marine Corps in May 1990.* Several countians have completed recruit training at their respective Recruit Training Command centers.During the eight-week training cycle, the naval recruits studied general military subjects designed to prepare them for further academic and on-the-job training inone of the Navy's 85 basic fields.
NEWS
August 30, 1992
Sotiros completes basic trainingMarine Pvt. Roy J. Sotiros, son of Thomas A. Sotiros of Woodbine, recently completed recruit training.During the training cycle at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C., recruits are taught the basics of battlefield survival,introduced to typical military daily routine and personal and professional standards.All recruits participate in an active physical conditioning program and gain proficiency in a variety of military skills, including first aid, rifle marksmanship and close-order drill.
NEWS
August 9, 1992
* Marine Lance Cpl. Wesley D. Sanders, son of Glendol R. and Linda L. Sanders of Westminster, recently completed the Motor Vehicle Operator Course.During the course at Marine Corps Service Support Schools, Camp Lejeune, N.C., students receive classroom and behind-the-wheel instruction on the operation and capabilities of Marine Corps vehicles.Defensive driving techniques, rules of the road and preventive maintenance are also included in the course.A 1990 graduate of Westminster High, Corporal Sanders joined the Marine Corps in October 1991.
NEWS
July 12, 1992
* Marine Corps Chief Warrant Officer II Joseph R. Eagle recently graduated from the University of Maryland with a bachelor of science degree in business administration.He maintained a 3.5 grade point average. He completed his degree requirements by attending night school at various universities throughout the world, wherever he was assigned for duty.Warrant Officer Eagle and his wife, Diane, live in Eldersburg with their two sons, Brian and Timothy. Diane Eagle is the daughter of Samuel and Kathy Young of Sykesville.
NEWS
January 19, 1992
* Marine Capt. Robert L. Dyson, son of Nancy L. and Thomas C. Dyson Jr. of Mount Airy, was promoted to his current rank while serving at Marine Corps Recruiting Station, Philadelphia.The 1987 grad of the University of Mississippi, in Oxford, joined the Corps in September1981.* Marine Pfc. Seth A. Benge, son of Verlie A. and Karen L. Benge of Millers, recently completed recruit training and was promoted to his present rank.The 1991 graduate of North Carroll High joined the Corps in September 1991.
NEWS
November 24, 1991
Midshipman Andrew DeMonte, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas DeMonte of Joppa, participated in Acceptance Day ceremonies at the U.S. Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y.A 1991 graduate of John Carroll School,DeMonte was administered the academy oath with 285 other plebes.DeMonte, who was nominated to the academy by Senator Barbara Mikulski, reported with the rest of the class in July.The academy is operated by the Maritime Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation for training of merchant marine officers.
NEWS
October 13, 1991
Pvt. Gregory J. Hinkleman, son of Robert and Dolores Hinkleman of Glen Burnie, has completed basic training at Fort Leonard Wood in Waynseville, Mo.ILLUSTRATION: PHOTOCAPTION: GREGORY J. HINKLEMANainingJOHNSON MADE SERGEANTDavid Johnson, son of Delmar D. and Kathleen A. Johnson of Stevensville, has been promoted to the rank of technical sergeant in the Air Force.Johnson is a radio communications analysis technician at RAF Chicksands in Bedford, England.He is a 1974 graduate of Severna Park High School.
NEWS
March 17, 1991
*Navy Seaman Recruit Jeremy P. Lucas, son of Nancy J. Collier of Keymar, has completed recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.During his eight-week training cycle, he studied general military subjects designed to prepare him for further academic and on-the-job training in one of the Navy's 85 basic fields.His studies included seamanship, close-order drill, naval historyand first aid.Navy personnel who complete this course of instruction are eligible for three hours of college credit in physical education and hygiene.
NEWS
October 13, 1991
* Marine Pfc. Jamie M. Jolles, son of Jeffery M. and Gretchen P. Jolles of Union Bridge, recently completed recruit training.During the training cycle at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.,recruits are taught the basics of battlefield survival and introduced to typical military daily routine and personal and professional standards.Jolles is a 1991 graduate of Linganore High School, Frederick County.
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