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.
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.
November 21, 2012
Lansdowne High School graduate Navy Seaman Apprentice Donald Johnston completed basic training at the command center in Great Lakes, Ill.
September 20, 2011
Navy Seaman Kevin Ross, a 2010 graduate of Mount St. Joseph High School, has reported for duty at the Navy and Marine Intelligence Training Center, Virginia Beach, Va.
February 17, 1991
Navy Machinist Mate Robert E. Thompson has been deployed to the Middle East in support of Operation Desert Storm while serving aboard theguided missile destroyer USS Preble, based in Norfolk, Va.Thompson is a 1987 graduate of Havre de Grace High School and theson of Mr. and Mrs. Warren Thompson of Havre de Grace.He and hiswife, Stephanie, reside in Norfolk.NAVY SEAMAN RECRUIT FINISHES BASIC TRAININGNavy Seaman Recruit Jason C. Angel has completed recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.During the eight-week training cycle, he studied general military subjectsdesigned to prepare him for further academic and on-the-job trainingin one of the Navy's 85 basic fields.
February 24, 1993
County man finishes Navy trainingNavy Seaman Recruit Jack R. Willoughby recently completed basic training at the Recruit Training Center, Great Lakes, Ill.Recruits are taught general military subjects, seamanship, close-order drill, naval history and first aid.Seaman Willoughby, is the son of James R. and Mary E. Willoughby of Sykesville.He is a 1992 graduate of Liberty High School and joined the Navy in 1992.
November 3, 1991
Navy Seaman Recruit Brian M. Marousek recently graduated from the Electronic Warfare Operator Technician School.Marousek, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Marousek of Sykesville, is a 1989 Liberty High School graduate. He joined the Navy in January 1991.NESBIT ABOARD USS WASPNavy Airman Recruit William G. Nesbit, son of James N. Nesbit of Ellicott City, recently reported for duty aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp.Nesbit joined the Navy in May 1991.ELY REPORTS TO LANGLEYAir Force Master Sgt. John A. Ely, a strategic/airlift maintenance superintendent, has arrived for duty at Langley Air ForceBase, Hampton, Va.Ely is the son of Richard and Nancy Ely of Marriottsville.
November 10, 1991
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class James E. Mohney recently graduated fromthe Basic Avionics Aviation Electronics Technician Course at the Naval Air Technical Training Center at the Naval Air Station Memphis, Millington, Tenn.Mohney, the son of Jeannine M. Wroten of Sykesville, is a 1988 Liberty High School graduate. He joined the Navy in September 1990.WAGNER LEARNS AUTOSMarine Pfc. William E. Wagner, the son of Barbara and William Wagner of Mount Airy, recently completed the Automotive Organizational Maintenance Course at the Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C.Wagner, a 1983 South Carroll High School graduate, joined the Marine Corps in January 1991.
December 20, 1995
Navy Seaman Hubert W. Goins of Mount Airy has returned to San Diego after a six-month overseas deployment aboard the destroyer USS Elliott that included duty in the Persian Gulf.While in the gulf, the ship and its crew helped enforce the international embargo against Iraq by intercepting merchant ships suspected of violating the agreement.A 1992 graduate of Linganore High School, Seaman Goins joined the Navy in February 1993.FireMount Airy: Mount Airy assisted Howard County with a car fire in the eastbound lane of Interstate 70. Units were out for 48 minutes.
January 13, 1991
Navy Seaman Recruit Garrick H. Hoffman, son of Ronald L. and Rosean M. Hoffman of Sykesville, has completed recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.During his eight-week training cycle, he studied general military subjects 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 history and first aid. Personnel who complete this course of instruction are eligible for three hours of college credit in physical education and hygiene.