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Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Stephen T. Mangum 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.
Mangum earned distinction as an honor graduate.

He is the son of Brian Mangum of Mount Blanchard.

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Army National Guard Pfc. Mikala D. Rostorfer has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, 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.

Rostorfer is the daughter of Patti Sanchez of Kenton.  She is a 2012 graduate of Kenton High School.

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Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Adrian E. Garcia 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. Garcia is the son of Jill Garcia of Leipsic. He is a 2012 graduate of Leipsic High School.

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Army Pvt. Richard S. Draper has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, 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.

Draper is the son of Mark Draper and stepson of Christine Draper of State Route 12, Pandora.  He is a 2009 graduate of Pandora-Gilboa High School.

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Air Force Airman Alexsander C. Blair 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.
Blair is the son of Dawn Blair of Warrington Avenue, and Jeff Blair of Trail 89, both of Findlay. He is a 2011 graduate of Vanlue High School.

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Army National Guard Pfc. Seth D. Welsh has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, 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.

Welsh is a 2012 graduate of Kenton High School.

 

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Army Reserve Pvt. Jesse L. Baker has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, 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.

Baker is the son of Vincent and Tami Gonzales of County Road 96, McComb. He is a 2012 graduate of McComb High School.

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Nathan Nuveman has graduated from the Army drill cadet leadership course. The prime objective of the course is to provide third year cadets the opportunity to develop leadership abilities through realistic and practical experience by performing the duties of a noncommissioned or junior commissioned officer.

The academy is the nation’s oldest service academy. Each year more than 4,000 men and women are enrolled in the four-year educational institution which is charged with the task of providing the nation with leaders of character who serve the common defense. Upon graduation cadets receive a bachelor’s degree and a commission in the U.S. Army. Nuveman earned distinction as an honor graduate.

He is the son of Stephanie and Todd Nuveman of East Main Street, Leipsic. The airman is a 2012 graduate of Leipsic High School.

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Air Force Reserve Airman Mitchell D. Wilson 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.  Wilson earned distinction as an honor graduate.

He is the son of Linda Korcher of North Warpole Street, Upper Sandusky, and Jim Wilson of County Highway 59, Nevada.  The airman is a 2011 graduate of Upper Sandusky High School.

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Air Force Airman Aaron M. Roper 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.

Roper is the son of Shelly and Martin Roper of County Road Nine, Arlington. He is a 2012 graduate of Arlington High School.

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