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Wednesday, March 8, 2017 issue
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Haney

Pvt Desirae Haney has graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson, SC. She is attending AIT with 369 Signal Batallion, 15th Signal Brigade at Fort Gordan, Ga., where she is learning the function, use and repair of computer and signal equipment utilized by the military. Haney is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Haney of Paintsville.



White

Army Pvt. Christopher C. White 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).





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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. 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 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.

White is the son of Tracy White of Pikeville.



Goble

Air Force Airman Jason Goble has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.





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During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies, performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations.

In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward an associate degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

He is the son of Willie D. and Willia D. Goble of Louisa and is a 2002 graduate of Sheldon Clark High School.



Williams

Air Force Airman Shawn P. Williams has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations.

In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward an associate degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

He is the son of Debbie Williams of Township Road, South Point, Ohio, and grandson of Ruth Williams of Linda Circle, Catlettsburg.

Williams is a 2002 graduate of South Point High School.






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