May 12, 1991
Pvt. Gordon L. Arnold, son of Nancy Arnold of Columbia, has completed basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.BELMORE HOME FROM FIGHTNavy Petty Officer 2nd Class Gregory W. Belmore, son of Mr. and Mrs. N.W. Belmore of Jessup, recently returned from deployment to the Middle East.Belmore is a 1978 graduate of Old Mill High School.HERMAN BACK TO STORMNavy Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael J. Herman, son of Carol McAdams of Laurel, has returned from the Middle East.Herman is a 1987 graduate of Meade Senior High School.
April 26, 1992
* Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Danny W. Nightingale recently returned aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, based in Norfolk, Va., following a six-month deployment.He participated in operations in the Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea and PersianGulf, as well as in the NATO Exercise Teamwork '92 in the Norwegian Sea.Teamwork '92, designed to improve the professionalism and effectiveness of NATO forces while operating in the North Atlantic and coastal waters of Norway, included maritime, air, amphibious and field training exercises.
September 20, 1992
Marine Pvt. Keith Kelly recently completed recruit training at Parris Island, S.C. Private Kelly is a 1991 graduate of Broadneck Senior High School.Marine 1st Sgt. Alvin S. Athey was recently deployed with 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines to the Western Pacific for exercises on and off the island of Okinawa, Japan.Navy Chief Petty Officer Paul U. Gallagher, currently aboard the USS Comte de Grasse, is midway through a Mediterranean deployment with the USS Saratoga aircraft carrier battle group.
May 3, 1992
Marine Pfcs. Eric S. Cole, son of Elizabeth DeCoursey of Hampstead, and Wesley D. Sanders, son of Glendol R. and Linda L. Sanders of Westminster, recently completed recruit training.During the training cycle at Marine Corps Depot, Parris Island, S.C., recruits are taught the basics of battlefield survival and introduced to military daily routine.Cole, a 1989 graduate of Overlea High School in Baltimore, joined the Marine Corps in March 1991.Sanders, a 1990 graduate of Westminster High School, also was promoted to his present rank.
May 5, 1991
* Mark E. McKinney, son of Dorothy and Ray McKinney of Manchester, has joined the U.S. Army under the Army's Delayed Entry Program.Pvt. McKinney will attend basic training and advanced individual training at Fort McClellan, Ala., beginning in April 1991.In AIT, he will attend school to become a chemical operations specialist.He graduated from North Carroll High School in June 1988.* Sgt. Brian K. Wright, of the 20th Engineering Battalion, has returned to his post at Fort Campbell, Ky., after serving six months inthe Desert Storm operations.
August 9, 1992
Fennell is lieutenantAir Force 2nd Lt. Thomas E. Fennell, son of Frank F. and Bettye J. Fennell of Columbia, was promoted to his current rank after graduating from the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.Recipient of a bachelor of science degree, Lieutenant Fennell will attend pilot training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Del Rio, Texas.Edgerton given medalNavy Petty Officer 1st Class David A. Edgerton, son of Georgie M. Edgerton of Mount Airy, recently received the Navy Achievement Medal.