Military notes

Felicity L. Griswold
Felicity L. Griswold

■ Air Force Airman Felicity L. Griswold graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. She is the daughter of Hannah Thomas of Winchester. Griswold graduated from a home school program in 2003.

■ Air Force 2nd Lt. Benjamin P. Mendel has earned silver pilot's wings after completing and graduating from the Air Force Undergraduate Pilot Training Program at Laughlin Air Force Base, Del Rio, Texas.

Mendel completed 190 flying hours in either the T-37, T-38, or T-1A aircraft, 62 flight simulator hours, 342 academic hours, and 105 officer training hours, including the fundamentals of aircraft handling, instrumentation, formation and night flying.

He is the son of Peter J. and Lynda J. Mendel of Lexington. He graduated in 2004 from Lexington Catholic High School, and received a bachelor's degree in 2008 from the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs.