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Military graduations and promotions of area residents

Graduations

The following have graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.:

■ Army Pvt. Alexis C. Jamison is the daughter of Renee Tuite and the stepdaughter of Jeff Tuite, both of Versailles. She is a 2014 graduate of Woodford County High School.

■ Army Pvt. Roland J. Underwood is the son of Jeff and Julie Asbury and the grandson of Wayne McCord of Paris. He is a 2014 graduate of Paris High School.

Meetings

Bluegrass Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America will meet at noon Nov. 20 at Equestrian Woods Country Club, 107 Clubhouse Drive, Nicholasville. Mark Bowman, recently appointed by Gov. Steve Beshear as executive director of the Office of Kentucky Veterans Centers, will speak. The meeting is open to all military officers — active duty, reserve and retired — and their guests. Reservations: Pat Jones, (859) 271-2606 or by ppatcatfan@aol.com. A buffet lunch will be available for $17.

Recognitions

The Aviation Museum of Kentucky has been accepted as a participant in The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration. The objectives of the commemoration are to thank and honor Vietnam veterans; to highlight the service of the Armed Forces and other governmental and nongovernmental agencies; to recognize the contributions made on the home front; to appreciate the advances in technology, science and medicine related to military research; and to recognize the efforts made by the allies of the United States during the Vietnam War. Participants are required to conduct two events that support these objectives each year from 2015 to 2017. The Aviation Museum of Kentucky is at 4029 Airport Road, Lexington, adjacent to Blue Grass Airport. For more information, go to Aviationky.org. For information about the national Vietnam War commemorative effort, go to VietnamWar50th.com.

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