Review Category : Military News

Nicholas A. Young

Air Force Airman Nicholas A. Young 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.

Young is the son of Dennis Young of Ottawa. He is a 2013 graduate of Pandora-Gilboa High School.

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Kelly R. Patterson

Air Force Airman Kelly R. Patterson 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.

Patterson is the son of Janice Romes of Fort Jennings.He is a 2004 graduate of Fort Jennings High School.

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Matthew A. Maurer

Air Force Airman 1st Class Matthew A. Maurer 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.

Maurer is the son of Theresa and Richard Maurer of Vanlue. He is a 2007 graduate of Vanlue Local School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in 2012 from Bowling Green State University.

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Justin L. Meek

Air Force Airman Justin L. Meek 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.

Meek is the son of Brian Meek and Trisha Troiano, both of Carey. He is a 2013 graduate of Carey High School.

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Joseph D. Baker

Air Force Airman Joseph D. Baker 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.

Baker is the son of Laura Greer of Van Buren and Richard Baker of Findlay. He is a 2013 graduate of Van Buren High School.

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Timothy A. Brown Jr.

Army National Guard Pfc. Timothy A. Brown Jr. has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions.  Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.

Brown is the son of Amy and Timothy Brown of North Baltimore. He is a 2012 graduate of North Baltimore High School.

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Daniel J. Shupe

Army National Guard Pvt. Daniel J. Shupe has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at the U.S. Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.  The training consisted of basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT).

During basic training, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremonies, military customs and courtesies, map reading, tactics, basic rifle marksmanship, physical fitness, field training, and first aid skills. The recruit developed combat skills and handled various weapons available to the infantry soldier. During AIT, the soldier received instruction to serve as an infantryman/mortarman using light and heavy anti-armor weapons, indirect-fire support, and mechanized operations while assigned to a  rifle or mortar squad.  The training included weapons qualification, tactics, patrolling, navigation, field communications, and combat operations; engagement in infantry combat exercises, battle drills, land mine locating, neutralizing and extracting, and survival operations during a nuclear, biological or chemical attack.

Shupe is the son of Karen and Dallas Shupe of North Baltimore. He is a 2011 graduate of North Baltimore High School.

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Kaylee M. Ruckstuhl

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Kaylee M. Ruckstuhl 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.

Ruckstuhl is the daughter of Teresa Thomas of Vanlue and Brian Ruckstuhl of Bowling Green. She is a 2010 graduate of Vanlue High School.

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Clay W. Magers

Air Force Airman Clay W. Magers 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.

Magers is the son of Pamela Magers of Paducah, Ky., and nephew of Chris Magers of Tiffin, Ohio. He is a 2013 graduate of Hopewell Loudon High School, Bascom, Ohio.

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Aaron M. Taylor

Army Reserve Pvt. Aaron M. Taylor 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.

Taylor is the son of Dawn Ferstler of Tiffin.  He is a 2011 graduate of Columbian High School, Tiffin.

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