Military news 1/26/14

January 26, 2014 

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jordan A. Holmes, son of Dorothy Holmes of O'Fallon; Air Force Airman Rodney S. Stacey, son of Edward Anderson of Belleville; Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Eric J. Ricchezza, son of Vince and Laurie Ricchezza of Troy; Air Force Airman Jeremy A. Mitchell, son of Kathy Mitchell of Swansea; Air Force Airman Jacob P. Batson, a 2010 graduate of Belleville West High School; Air Force Airman Joshua A. Jackson, son of Robert Jackson and stepson of Joan Jackson, of Trenton; Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Alex J. Shurtleff, son of Cathie Shurtleff of Belleville; Air Force Airman Sage A. Phillips, son of Heather and William Phillips of Columbia; Air National Guard Airman Ethan Z. Wheeler, son of Jonathan Wheeler of Trenton; Air Force Airman Joseph W. Shaffer, son of William Shaffer of O'Fallon; Air Force Airman Denisha M. Stanley, daughter of Connie and Elmer Stanley of Alorton; Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Preston H. Steffey, son of Howard Steffey of Belleville; Air Force Airman 1st Class Eric M. Cardozo, son of Stephanie and Nick Cardozo of O'Fallon; Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Lukas R. Keil, son of Robin Risky of Glen Carbon and Bruce Keil of Belleville; Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Mary E. Warford, a 2001 graduate of Belleville Township East High School, graduated from baisc military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Army Pvt. Jonathan R. Fuller, son of Toni and John Fuller of Fults, graduated from baisc combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

Army National Guard Pvt. Wade A. Sweger, son of Leta and William Sweger of Shiloh; Army Reserve Pvt. Mitchell E. Willyard, son of Mark and Carla Willyard of Lebanon; Army National Guard 2nd Lt. Julian R. Meduga, son of Roman and Marion Meduga of O'Fallon, graduated from basic infantry training at Ft. Benning, Columbus, Ga.

Navy Seaman Collin J. Everright, son of Stacey Mitchell of Troy and John Everright of Collinsville, graduated from the U.S. Navy's Officer Nuclear Power School at Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Goose Creek, S.C.

Navy Seaman Recruit Tyler A. Basson, son of Brian P. and Tammy A. Basson of Belleville; Navy Airman Apprentice Ladarius J. Napper, son of Terry L. Napper of Belleville and brother of Traveon D. Napper of Shiloh; Navy Seaman Recruit Matthew L. Miller, son of Cari R. Miller of Alton; Navy Seaman Recruit Barry D. Roberson Jr., son of Barry D. Roberson Sr. and Moneick N. Braggs, both of East St. Louis; Navy Seaman Recruit Jacob Keniley, son of Robert E. and Kimberly K. Keniley of Belleville; Navy Seaman Recruit Xavier E. Green, 2013 graduate of East St. Louis Senior High School; Navy Seaman Sean T. Adams, son of Demetrius M. Adams of Belleville, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

Army Pvt. KhaiRie L.V. Gregory, son of Myeisha and Kevin Gregory of Collinsville, graduated from One Station Unit Training at Ft. Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo.

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