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Military honors for April 21

  • Air Force Airman Christian Owen graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio.
  • 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.

    He is the son of Rodney and Lynn Owen of Beaufort and a 2009 Battery Creek High School graduate.

  • Air Force Airman Makenzie Alcorn graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio.
  • 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.

    She is the daughter of Andele Patterson of Bluffton and a 2010 Bluffton High School graduate.

  • Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Charles Pollak and fellow Marines attached to 2nd Battalion, 14th Marines, Battery K, stationed in U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Training, Huntsville, Ala., recently deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
  • He is the son of Suzanne and Peter Pollak of Beaufort.

  • Army Pfc. Joseph Moorhouse has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia.
  • During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values; and received instruction and practice in physical fitness; 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.

    He is the brother of Mayn Devlin of Beaufort.

  • Army Spec. Lacy Sproul has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia.
  • During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values; and received instruction and practice in physical fitness; 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.

    She is the daughter of Nancy and Gordon Sproul of Beaufort and a 2004 Battery Creek High School graduate.

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