Military Notes: Rodgers, Freeman graduate; Military Officers Association of America meets Friday

James Belmont
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▪ U.S. Army Pvt. Brandon K. Rodgers has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, S.C. He is the son of Charles and Jennifer Rodgers, and grandson of Janet McKinney, all of Wilmore.

▪ U.S. Air Force Airman Karleigh S. Freeman graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

She is the granddaughter of Jerry D. and Carolyn S. Anderson of Winchester.


▪ The Bluegrass Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America will meet at noon Friday at the Equestrian Woods Country Club, 107 Clubhouse Drive.

James Belmont, Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center associate director, is the featured speaker.

The meeting is open to all military officers – active duty, reserve and retired – and their guests. To attend, contact Pat Jones at 859-271-2606, or email A buffet lunch will be available for $17.