Military news

April 21, 2014 

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Derrick D. Moore, son of Angela and Derrick Moore of Fairview Heights; Air Force Reserve Airman Donald J. Eckerman, son of Joyce and Joe Eckerman of O'Fallon; Air Force Airman 1st Class Angela N. Knowles, daughter of Kevin KNowles of Shiloh; Air Force Airman 1st Class Alexandria M. Briere, a graduate of O'Fallon Township High School; Air Force Reserve Airman Breanna R. Fowler, daughter of Angie and Timothy Fowler of Belleville; Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Christina L. Lucas, daughter of Ofelia and Thomas Jozwiak of O'Fallon; Air Force Airman Frederick L. Vogelgesang, son of Sara Vogelgesang of Freeburg; Air Force Airman 1st Class Jordan A. Baum, son of Lisa Saenz of O'Fallon and Arron Baum of Addieville; Air Force Airman Dylan J. Bennett, son of Lourdes Bennett of Caseyville; Air Force Airman Ralicia M. Goble, daughter of Felicia Hawkins of O'Fallon; Air Force Airman 1st Class Nicholas T. Hughes, son of Amy and Steven Hughes of O'Fallon; Air National Guard Airman Tyler J. Kinsley, son of Roy Kinsley of Belleville; Air Force Airman 1st Class Naomy Real, daughter of Ernesto Real of Shiloh; Air Force Airman Glenn W. Connor, son of Anne and mike Connor of O'Fallon; Air Force Airman Nicholas C. Goodrich, son of Maureen and Robert Goodrich Jr. of O'Fallon, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Kevin A. Hopkins, son of John and Millie Hopkins of Troy, has graduated from the U.S. Navy's Enlisted Nuclear Power School at Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Goose Creek, S.C.

Navy Seaman Brendan J. Juebbert, son of Deborah L. Bauer of Millstadt; Navy Seaman Recuit Gage A. Mosher, son of Kenneth W. Mosher of Bethalto and Lisa A. McCormick of Alton; Navy Seaman Brian J. Heinz, son of Fred A. Heinz of Cobden and Kim A. Heinz of Maryville, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

Army Reserve Pvt. Brian E. Stepter Jr., son of Crystal Parchman of Belleville, has graduated from baisc infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

Navy Lt. Cmdr. Kenneth G. Walton, son of Kenenth and Jeanette Walton of New Athens, was recently awarded Meritorious Service Medal. Walton was awarded the medal for his outstanding meritorious service while serving as Navy Expeditionary Combat Command Director of Force Antiterrorism.

Army Pvt. Shawn M. Roddy, son of Jacinda Moore and Shawn Roddy, both of Fairview Heights, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

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