military notes

Military notes: Nov. 20

November 19, 2013 


■ Army National Guard Pvt. Charles J. Clontz has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Charles is the son of Phillip Clontz of Berea and is a 2010 graduate of Berea High School.

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

■ Air Force Airman Zachary D. Bowerbank is the son of Amy Bowerbank of Versailles. He is a 2012 graduate of West Jessamine High School.

■ Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Edgar L. Castellano is the son of Sonia Castellano of Summerville, S.C. He is a 2001 graduate of Tates Creek High School.

■ Air Force Airman Andre T. Nguyen earned distinction as an honor graduate. He is the son of Paul Nguyen of Lexington and is a 2007 graduate of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School. He earned a bachelor's degree in 2011 from the University of Kentucky.

■ Air Force Airman Zachary J. Stewart is the grandson of James Stewart of Nicholasville. He is a 2012 graduate of East Jessamine High School.


The Military Officers Association of America, Bluegrass Chapter, will hold its quarterly meeting at 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Campbell House, 1375 South Broadway. Vanessa Petrey, program manager, Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange, Cabinet for Health and Family Services, will explain how Kentucky developed and implemented Kynect, the automated enrollment system for Kentuckians under the nation's new health care law. Reservations: Pat Jones, (859) 271-2606, or email

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