■ James W. Perry has been promoted to U.S. Navy commander. Perry is currently serving as the officer-in-charge at the Naval Branch Health Clinic in Kingsville, Tex. He is the son of Dewell and Violet Perry of Lexington, and the son-in-law of Steve and Debbie Easterling of Frenchburg and Carla and John Pribble of Georgetown.
■ Army National Guard Pvt. William F. Lynch has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Lynch is the son of Pamela K. Thompson and stepson of Scott A. Thompson, both of Corinth. He is a 2015 graduate of Lafayette High School.