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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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U.S. Air Force Airman Dannyel R. Butte 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.

Butte is the daughter of Lance R. Butte of Arlington, Ohio, and Esther Gallegos of Findlay, Ohio, sister of Joseph L. Lomeli of Surprise, Ariz., and Deven R. Butte of Arlington, Ohio, and granddaughter of Harold R. Butte of Arlington, Ohio. She is a 2009 graduate of Findlay High School, Findlay, Ohio. She earned a bachelor’s degree in 2013 from Ohio Christian University, Circleville, Ohio.

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U.S. Air Force Airman Tanner L. Risner 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.

Risner is the son of Anthony L. Wold of McGuffey, Ohio, and Jaqueline M. Wold of Ada, Ohio, and step-son of Jeffrey T. Wold of Ada, Ohio. He graduated in 2015 from Upper Scioto Valley High School, McGuffey, Ohio.

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U.S. Air Force Airman William G. Riddle 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.

Riddle is the son of Elizabeth E. Riddle of Carey, Ohio, and Eddie M. Riddle of Wayne, Ohio, step-son of Victoria R. Riddle of Wayne, Ohio, and grandson of Kathy Riddle of Bradner, Ohio, and Larry and Kathryn Emahiser of Rising Sun, Ohio. He is a 2015 graduate of Lakota High School, Kansas, Ohio.

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U.S. Air Force Airman Zachary A. Russell 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.

Russell is the son of Tanya and Aaron Russell of Tiffin, Ohio. He is a 2015 graduate of Columbian High School, Tiffin, Ohio.

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U.S. Army National Guard Pvt. Ravi K. Chaudhari 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.

He is a 2014 graduate of Shawnee High School, Lima, Ohio.

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U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Benjamin J. Niese 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.

Niese is the son of Bonnie J. and Richard A. Niese of Leipsic, Ohio, brother of Rachel Niese of Leipsic, Ohio, and Renee Niese of Iron Station, N.C., and nephew of Janet and Chuck Newland of Ottawa, Ohio. He is a 2015 graduate of Miller City-New Cleveland High School, Miller City, Ohio.

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Air Force Airman Spencer A. Hurlburt 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.

Hurlburt is the son of Paula K. Mulhenkamp of Leesburg, Ohio and Keith L. Hurlburt of Lima, Ohio. He is a 2015 graduate of Shawnee High School, Lima, Ohio.

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