Military notes


■ Capt. Reginald Underwood of Young Marines is accepting enlistments for a new recruit class that will begin in early spring. The Young Marines is a youth education and service program for girls and boys ages 8 through the completion of high school.

Contact Ernest Nickoson at (859) 299-7000 or e-mail for details, or visit a drill, held Mondays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Armed Forces Training Center on Opportunity Way off Leestown Road.


Army Pfc. Anthony H. Smith has graduated from the Direct Fire Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

Smith is the son of Roxanna Smith of Nicholasville and Harlan E. Smith of Rockfield. He graduated from East Jessamine High School in 2008.

Army Pvt. Nicholas R. Smith has graduated from Basic Combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.

Smith is the son of Jeff Smith of Paris and Brenda Howard of Waverly, Ohio. He is a 2005 graduate of Waverly High School.


Army National Guard Spec. Jason D. Brown has returned to the 438th Military Police Company in Murray after being deployed to an overseas forward operating base in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Brown is the son of Dale and Patsy Brown of Richmond. He is a 2005 graduate of Model Laboratory High School.