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By Patrick Hickerson and Patrick Hickerson,CONTRIBUTING WRITER | November 27, 1995
Former Navy Seaman George Frederick "Jake" Jacobs Jr., who once plucked people from the shark-infested waters of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, died Wednesday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center from injuries suffered that day when his pickup truck struck a tree.Mr. Jacobs went off the road after swerving to avoid hitting a deer on Harrisville Road near his home in Mount Airy. He was 26.Mr. Jacobs, a Baltimore native, served four years as a Navy seaman. He was stationed at the Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay from 1991 to 1993 and served in Puerto Rico from 1993 to January, when he left the Navy.
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May 3, 2002
Cub Scout Troop 733 of Winfield will be featured on the national Public Broadcasting Service series ZOOM at 5:30 p.m. today on Maryland Public Television. Cub Scout Troop 733 decided to meet the President's Challenge by collecting dollar bills to send to needy children in Afghanistan. The troop collected $50. St. Paul's church plans community yard sale St. Paul's Episcopal Church will hold a community yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 1 at the church near Lisbon. Spaces are free, but offerings will be accepted.
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By John Rivera and John Rivera,Sun Staff Writer | July 6, 1995
Baltimore County police were searching last night with a helicopter and dogs for a 31-year-old Navy seaman on leave who had been fishing earlier in the day in the Loch Raven Reservoir area where two men were found slain last month.Police said Robert Thomas Fischer was dropped off at 11 a.m. near the Warren Road bridge by his father, who arranged to pick him up at 3:30 p.m.But when the father, Thomas Newton Fischer of Reisterstown, arrived at the meeting place, the son was nowhere to be found.
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By Debbie M. Price and Debbie M. Price,SUN STAFF | May 24, 1998
Seaman Jason Michael Butler, who played lacrosse and football for Calvert Hall College, died Monday after plunging from the aircraft carrier USS Independence while the ship was docked in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He was 22.He had been stationed on the Independence, based in Yokosuka, Japan, since October 1995.Mr. Butler's father, Dennis Butler, said his son had been having difficulty sleeping on the ship and suffered a panic attack about 5 a.m. Monday after he was refused permission to leave the docked vessel.
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November 4, 1990
Navy Seaman Sandra M. Hasener, daughter of Joseph and Jacqueline Hasener of Kingsville, has completed recruit training at Recruit Training Command in Orlando, Fla.During her eight-week training cycle, she studied general military subjects designed to prepare her for further academic and on-the-job training in one of the Navy's 85 basic fields.She joined the Navy in July 1990.QUINTAL CERTIFIED IN ORDNANCE REPAIRMarine Pfc. Matthew D. Quintal, son of Fay Ogrysko of Pylesville, completed the Electro Optical Ordnance Repair course.
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.
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August 30, 1992
ARNOLD*Navy Seaman Recruit Alfred T. Koblinsky recently completed basic training at Recruit Training Command in Orlando, Fla.*Navy Seaman Recruit Raymond T. Terry recently completed basic training at Recruit Training Command, Orlando, Fla. Seaman Terry is a 1986 graduate of Severna Park Senior High School.CROFTON*Marine Pvt. Douglas V. Day recently completed recruit training. Private Day is a 1990 graduate of Arundel High School.EDGEWATER*Marine Pfc. Justin W. Aiken recently reported for duty with the Marine Corps Security Force Company at the Naval Weapons Station, Yorktown, Va. Private Aiken is a 1991 graduate of South River High School.
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April 7, 1991
Navy Seaman Apprentice Howard N. Oals, whose wife, Janice, is the daughter of Robert Holcomb of Bel Air, graduated from Basic ElectronicsTechnician School.During the course conducted at Service School Command, Naval Training Center, Orlando, Fla., Oals received introductory instructions on electronic circuit concepts, radar principles, and the basics of radio transmitters and receivers. He also studied the procedures for repairing amplifiers, transmitters, receivers, and power supply lines.
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April 28, 1991
Marine Sgt. William J. Craig, son of William and Irene Craig of Sykesville, recently returned from a seven-month deployment to the Mediterranean and west coast of Africa while serving with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, based in Camp Lejeune and New River, N.C.The Marines and sailors of the 26th MEU participated in exercises in Spain, Turkey, Gibraltar and also participated in Operation Sharp Edge in Liberia.Operation Shart Edge involved supporting the American Embassy in Liberia and evacuating U.S. citizens and nationalities several times a week.
NEWS
September 6, 1992
Navy Seaman Seal reports for dutyNavy Seaman Apprentice Michael J. Seal, son of David L. and Janet S. Seal, both of Mount Airy, recently reported for duty aboard the aircraft carrier USS Constellation, home ported in Philadelphia.Seaman Seal joined the Navy in September 1991.Army Pvt. Drake finishes basic trainingArmy Pvt. Christine C. E. Drake, daughter of Robert E. Drake of Columbia and Jane M. Drake of Poolesville, recently completed basic training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.Private Drake is a 1990 graduate of Oakland Mills High School.
NEWS
February 23, 1996
A Glen Burnie man was convicted yesterday in Carroll County Circuit Court of selling marijuana to an undercover officer in the parking lot of Finksburg Plaza in July.Anthony Lee Wilson, 31, of the 300 block of Lori Drive pleaded not guilty yesterday and agreed to allow the prosecutor's statement of facts to be the only evidence against him in the trial.In exchange for his plea, prosecutors agreed to ask for a sentence June 18 that falls within the guidelines parole and probation officials will recommend in their presentence investigation.
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February 5, 1996
PoliceMount Airy: Three residents of Hoff Court reported Jan. 29 that someone damaged their mailboxes with a blunt object.FireBerrett: Winfield firefighters responded to a car fire on Route 97 at 1:51 a.m. Friday.
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By Patrick Hickerson and Patrick Hickerson,CONTRIBUTING WRITER | November 27, 1995
Former Navy Seaman George Frederick "Jake" Jacobs Jr., who once plucked people from the shark-infested waters of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, died Wednesday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center from injuries suffered that day when his pickup truck struck a tree.Mr. Jacobs went off the road after swerving to avoid hitting a deer on Harrisville Road near his home in Mount Airy. He was 26.Mr. Jacobs, a Baltimore native, served four years as a Navy seaman. He was stationed at the Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay from 1991 to 1993 and served in Puerto Rico from 1993 to January, when he left the Navy.
NEWS
By John Rivera and John Rivera,Sun Staff Writer | July 6, 1995
Baltimore County police were searching last night with a helicopter and dogs for a 31-year-old Navy seaman on leave who had been fishing earlier in the day in the Loch Raven Reservoir area where two men were found slain last month.Police said Robert Thomas Fischer was dropped off at 11 a.m. near the Warren Road bridge by his father, who arranged to pick him up at 3:30 p.m.But when the father, Thomas Newton Fischer of Reisterstown, arrived at the meeting place, the son was nowhere to be found.
NEWS
September 13, 1992
* Marine Pvt. Jennifer L. Boley recently completed recruit training at Parris Island, S.C.* Army Spec. Greagory A. Millette has arrived at Vint Hill Farms Station, Warrenton, Va. for duty. Specialist Millette, an electronic warfare signal intelligence analyst, is a 1987 graduate of Broadneck High School.* Army National Guard Pvt. Gary A. Millette has completed the equipment records and parts specialist course at Fort Lee, Petersburg, Va.* Air National Guard Airman Kristen L. McCoy has graduated from the tactical aircraft maintenance specialist course at Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita, Texas.
NEWS
September 6, 1992
Navy Seaman Seal reports for dutyNavy Seaman Apprentice Michael J. Seal, son of David L. and Janet S. Seal, both of Mount Airy, recently reported for duty aboard the aircraft carrier USS Constellation, home ported in Philadelphia.Seaman Seal joined the Navy in September 1991.Army Pvt. Drake finishes basic trainingArmy Pvt. Christine C. E. Drake, daughter of Robert E. Drake of Columbia and Jane M. Drake of Poolesville, recently completed basic training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.Private Drake is a 1990 graduate of Oakland Mills High School.
NEWS
July 28, 1991
Marine 2nd Lt. Khyron S. Allen, son of Stan and Josita Allen of Columbia, has graduated from the Basic School at the Marine Corps Combat Development Command, Quantico, Va.Allen, who was prepared as a newly commissioned officer for assignment to the Fleet Marine Force, joined the Marine Corps in April 1988.LOWER GETS HIS WINGS2nd Lt. Patrick K. Lower, son of Edward and Bonnie Lower of Clarksville, received his wings after completing 13 months of training from the U.S. Army Aviation Flight School, Fort Rucker, Ala.Lower, who is a 1985 graduate of Atholton High School, is qualified to fly Huey and Cobra helicopters.
NEWS
September 15, 1991
Several area men recently completed basic training. They are:* Marine Pvt. Eric F. Polhamus, son of Larry and Marcia Polhamus of Columbia, at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, S.C.The 1990 Wilde Lake High School graduate joined the Marine Corps in April 1991.* Airman Steven S. Swenson, son of Air Force Lt. Col. Hilmer W. S. Swenson of Columbia, at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas.* Coast Guard Seaman Apprentice Duane F. Geisler, son of Frederick and Loretta Geisler of Baltimore, at Coast Guard Recruit Training in Cape May, N.J.The 1987 Lansdowne High School graduate joined the Coast Guard Reserves in May 1991.
NEWS
August 30, 1992
ARNOLD*Navy Seaman Recruit Alfred T. Koblinsky recently completed basic training at Recruit Training Command in Orlando, Fla.*Navy Seaman Recruit Raymond T. Terry recently completed basic training at Recruit Training Command, Orlando, Fla. Seaman Terry is a 1986 graduate of Severna Park Senior High School.CROFTON*Marine Pvt. Douglas V. Day recently completed recruit training. Private Day is a 1990 graduate of Arundel High School.EDGEWATER*Marine Pfc. Justin W. Aiken recently reported for duty with the Marine Corps Security Force Company at the Naval Weapons Station, Yorktown, Va. Private Aiken is a 1991 graduate of South River High School.
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.
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