Military notes: Feb. 20

February 20, 2013 

Graduations

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

■ Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Daniel L. Scott is the son of Arianna and Sydney Scott of Tecumseh, Mich., and is a 1995 graduate of Lafayette High School. He earned a bachelor's degree in 1999 from the University of Kentucky.

■ Air Force Airman Tanner J. Sobleski is the son of Kristy Sobleski of Nicholasville and is a 2012 graduate of Havelock High School in North Carolina.

Homecomings

The following have returned to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, the official name given to anti-terrorism military operations involving U.S. troops and allied coalition partners.

■ Army Staff Sgt. Bryan S. Parker is a Section Sergeant assigned to the Fourth Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. He has served in the military for a decade. While deployed, Parker received the Bronze Star.

He is the son of Michelle Parker of Jacksonville, Fla., and grandson of Mike Cravens of Georgetown.

The staff sergeant is a 2002 graduate of Scott County High School.

■ Army Capt. Sean P. Ryan has served in the Army for eight years. He is the son of Thomas Ryan of Fort Wayne, Ind. His wife, Elizabeth, is the daughter of Christopher Oppelt of Lexington and Jackie McDaris of Jeffersonville, Ind.

■ Army Pfc. Charles D. Shaffer has has served in the military for two years. He is the son of Jon and Jen Shaffer of Georgetown. The private first class is a 2010 graduate of Scott County High School.

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