military notes

Military Notes

February 23, 2011 

Deployments

■ Marine Corps 1st Lt. Sean M. Christensen has arrived for duty at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, to serve with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit in preparation for future deployments to the Asia-Pacific region to ensure theater security operations.

Christensen is a maintenance management officer with 14 years of military service.

He is the son of Deborah Christensen-Plavchan and Christian Christensen, both of Lexington.

The first lieutenant is a 1995 graduate of Tates Creek High School.

■ Army Reserve Capt. Michael N. Miller is deploying to Iraq to serve in support of Operation New Dawn, formerly Operation Iraqi Freedom.

The captain, a watercraft operator with 25 years of military service, is regularly assigned to the 352nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, Macon, Ga.

He is the son of Maureen J. Elkins of Lexington. His wife, Allyson, is the daughter of Deward Brake and Jane Brake, both of Frankfort.

Miller is a 1986 graduate of Powell County High School and received a bachelor's degree in 1992 from Eastern Kentucky University.

Graduations

The following have graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas:

■ Air Force Airman 1st Class Brian C. Runyon earned distinction as an honor graduate. He is the son of Sharon Runyon of Richmond.

The airman is a 2001 graduate of Madison Central High School and received a bachelor's degree in 2008 from the University of Louisville.

■ Air Force Airman Kyrsys Y. Sierra-Arenas is the daughter of Zelideth Arenas of Lexington.

■ Air Force Airman Jonathan L. Fuller is the son of Sandra Fuller of Richmond.

■ Air Force Airman Jordon C. Campbell is the son of Jami Cole of Berea and is a 2000 graduate of Madison Southern High School.

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