military notes

Military Notes

January 16, 2013 

Graduations

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

■ Air Force Airman Andrew W. Jones is the son of Elizabeth Jones of Lexington. He is a 2003 graduate of Henry Clay High School.

■ Air Force Airman Taylor J. Ney is the son of Lisa and Anthony Ney of Stamping Ground. He is a 2007 graduate of Henry Clay High School.

■ Air Force Airman Kenneth R. Price is the son of Deanna Gullett of Nicholasville. He is a 2009 graduate of The Providence School in Wilmore.

■ Air Force Airman Payton M. Day is the son of Michelle and Willis Day of Nicholasville. He is a 2011 graduate of East Jessamine High School.

■ Air Force Airman 1st Class Jeremy B. Halcomb is the son of Stanley Halcomb of Nicholasville. He is a 2007 graduate of Bourbon County High School in Paris.

■ Air Force Airman Casey M. Gresbach is the son of Pam and Todd Gresbach of Lexington. He is a 2011 graduate of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School.

Promotions

George Laron Travis, a Lexington native and a 1992 graduate of Bryan Station High school, received a promotion to Chief Information Systems Technician (Surface Warfare) in the U.S. Navy. Chief Travis entered the U. S. Navy in July 1995 attending recruit training at RTC Great Lakes, Ill.

Chief Travis has earned many awards throughout his career, including the Navy Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism (Expeditionary) Medal, Global War on Terrorism (Service) Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, NATO Medal, Navy Sea Deployment Ribbons, Navy E Ribbon, and various service and campaign awards. He has also received his Security + Certification.

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