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Military Notes: Dec. 9

Graduations

Recent graduates of Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX.

■ Air Force Airman Craig R. Brock graduated from basic military training, earning distinction as an honor graduate.

He is the son of Darrell Brock of Lexington and a 2008 graduate of Henry Clay High School.

■ Air Force Airman Robert A. Petross graduated from basic military training. He is the son of Dorothy Dargavell of Richmond and a 2008 graduate of Madison Central High School.

■ Air Force Airman 1st Class Matthew D. Deaton graduated from basic military training. He is the son of Curt Deaton of Richmond and a 2009 graduate of Madison Central High School.

■ Air Force Airman 1st Class Nelson W. Meurer graduated from basic military training. He is the son of Cindy Meurer of Richmond and a 2009 graduate of Madison Central High School.

■ Air Force Airman Kara M. Newman graduated from basic military training. She is the daughter of James Newman of Irvine and Cynthia Martin of Richmond. The airman is a 2009 graduate of Madison Central High School.

■ Air Force Airman Jacob N. Johnson graduated from basic military training. He is the son of Forrest Johnson and Lisa Johnson of Lexington, and a 2009 graduate of Bryan Station High School.

■ Air Force Airman 1st Class Douglas G. Thompson graduated from basic military training. He is the son of Annette Beardsley of Berea and grandson of Alice Faulkner of Mt. Vernon. Thompson is a 2009 graduate of Madison Southern High School.

■ Air Force Airman 1st Class Jared P. Noffsinger graduated from basic military training. He is the son of Jeff and Linda Noffsinger of Lexington, and the grandson of Jerry and Rose Rita Wurmser of Lexington and Joe and Betty Noffsinger of Henderson. The airman is a 2007 graduate of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School.

■ Air Force Airman Jordan D. Perrin graduated from basic military training. He is the son of Mitzi Perrin and Mike Masters of Richmond and is a 2009 graduate of Madison Central High School.

■ Air Force Airman Nicholas M. Bowman graduated from basic military training. He is the son of Rhonda Bowman of Beattyville and Mark Bowman of Georgetown. The airman is a 2007 graduate of Lee County High School.

■ Air Force Airman 1st Class Bert R. Lambert graduated from basic military training. He is the son of Judy Lambert of Lexington and a 2009 graduate of Bryan Station High School.

■ Air Force Airman Joseph N. Eigel graduated from basic military training. He is the son of Ruth Sweetman of Georgetown and Robert Eigel of Lawrenceburg. The airman is a 2004 graduate of Scott County High School.

■ Air Force Airman Wesley P. Baird graduated from basic military training. Baird earned distinction as an honor graduate. He is the son of Leigh Baird of Georgetown and is a 2009 graduate of Scott County High School.

■ Air Force Airman Ariel D. Gribbins graduated from basic military training. She is the daughter of Keith Gribbins of Versailles and Denise Gritton of Lawrenceburg. Gribbins is a 2009 graduate of Woodford County High School.

Deployments/homecomings

■ Army Reserve Maj. Brandon K. Smith has returned to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Smith, a psychological operations specialist assigned to the 345th Psychological Operations Company, Dallas, has more than three years of military service. He is the son of Darrell L. Smith and Darlina G. Wysocki of Lexington. He is a 2004 graduate of Lexington Catholic High School.

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