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U.S. Army National Guard Pvt. Gabrielle N. Young has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

Young is the daughter of Connie Young of Oakwood, Ohio, and niece of Jose Sanchez of New Haven, Ind. She graduated in 2015 from Continental Local High School, Continental, Ohio.

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Jason J. Turnwald, an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet at the University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, received the George C. Marshall Award during an awards ceremony at the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center, Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

The award is named in the honor and legacy of General of the Army George C. Marshall, who served in World War II as the Army Chief of Staff and in the post-war era served as secretary of state and secretary of defense. The award is presented annually to the most outstanding senior cadets in military science studies and leadership values in each battalion at host universities or colleges. Top cadets from each cadet battalion represent the very best of a highly selective organization. This is a national award and the highest award an ROTC cadet can receive.

The cadets participate in focus groups and round table discussions and lectures on the theme of the national security of the U.S. and the Army’s security role in the international arena. Cadets receive formal speeches from the highest echelons of the U.S. Army’s leadership ranks, scholars and experts in the area of national defense.

Turnwald is the son of Marie and Jeff Turnwald of Cloverdale, Ohio. He is a 2012 graduate of Ottoville High School, Ottoville, Ohio.

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Charles H. Crawford has been promoted to the rank of senior master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. Crawford is currently serving as electrical and power production superintendent with 445th Civil Engineering Squadron, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. He has served in the military for 20 years.

Crawford is the brother of Kathy Myers, Janice Crawford, and Jeffery L. Crawford II, all of Carey, Ohio, Joni Sue Frankart of New Riegel, Ohio, Barb Patterson of Tiffin, Ohio, and Connie Recker of Ottawa, Ohio.

He is a 1990 graduate of New Riegel High School, New Riegel, Ohio. He earned an associate degree in 2013 from the Community College of the Air Force, Mongomery, Ala.

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Blanchard River Broadcasting Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Findlay Publishing Company, its subsidiaries and affiliated companies (together, the “Company”), will conduct the Contest substantially as described in these rules, and by participating, each participant agrees as follows:

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2. Prizes are not transferable, redeemable for cash or exchangeable for any other prize. All prizes must be picked up at the station (or sponsor location if specifically designated) within 14-days from the date of winning. If a winner cannot be contacted or is disqualified, the Company reserves the right to determine an alternate winner or not to award that winner’s prize, in its sole discretion.

3. Eligibility and Limitations. Participants and winner(s) must be U.S. residents at least 21-years old as determined by the Company, reside in the State of Ohio. Employees and members of the immediate family of any such persons of the Company, the Contest’s participating sponsors and their advertising agencies and/or other radio or television stations are not eligible to participate and win. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as “in-laws,” or by current or past marriage(s), remarriage(s), adoption, co-habitation or other family extension, and any other persons residing at the same household whether or not related.

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U.S. Army National Guard Pvt. Steven J. Garver has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

Garver is the son of Gary L. Garver of Santa Maria, Calif., and Chris R. Rea, of Jenera, Ohio. He is a 2010 graduate of Cory-Rawson High School, Rawson, Ohio.

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U.S. Army National Guard Pvt. Jacob W. Parker has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

Parker is the son of Katie and Richard Parker of Alger, Ohio. He is a 2015 graduate of Upper Scioto Valley High School, McGuffey, Ohio.

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U.S. Air Force Airman Austin L. Sanchez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Sanchez is the son of Leroy and Nanette Hammonds of Lima, Ohio. He graduated in 2015 from Perry High School, Lima, Ohio.

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U.S. Army National Guard Pvt. Jared A. Green has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

Green is the son of Deanna Green, Melissa Green, and Bubby E. Green, all of Arlington, Ohio. He is a 2014 graduate of Arlington High School, Arlington, Ohio.

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U.S. Army Pvt. Gavin W. Ray has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

Ray is the son of Todd Ray and grandson of Judy and Paul Scott, all of Kenton, Ohio. He graduated in 2015 from Kenton High School, Kenton, Ohio.

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U.S. Air Force Airman Christopher R. Brown graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Brown is the son of Timothy G. and Laura L. McCartney, and Terry L. and Jennifer Brown, all of Wayne, Ohio. He is a 2014 graduate of Elmwood High School, Bloomdale, Ohio.

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