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Military Briefs
  • cel mayo military.jpg Avon man completes basic army training

    Pvt. First Class Joshua T. Mayo, a 2004 graduate of Avon High School, completed U.S. Army basic training at Fort Jackson, near Columbia, S.C.

    October 12, 2011 1 Photo

  • cel military crabtree.jpg Soldier deployed to Iraq

    PV2 Erin M. Crabtree completed her basic training with the U.S. Army at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., in May. After a month of advanced training with Echo Co., 3rd Battalion, 10th Infantry, she was transferred to Fort Bliss, Texas.

    October 12, 2011 1 Photo

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    October 12, 2011

  • Avon resident enlists in USAF

    Ryan S. Nelson of Avon recently enlisted in the U.S. Air Force.

    October 12, 2011

  • Brownsburg doctor promoted to general

    The Indiana National Guard’s state surgeon and medical detachment commander was promoted to brigadier general in a ceremony Sept. 18.

    October 12, 2011

  • Brownsburg grad completes basic

    Nicholas E. Valdezhas recently graduated from the U.S. Army’s Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla.

    October 12, 2011

  • news mc pix pkg 7.jpg Marine Corps Educators Workshop

    Educators from the Midwest were recently provided the opportunity to see how the United States Marine Coprs conducts basic training and transforms young men and women into Marines.

    June 29, 2011 6 Photos

  • news ws marine.jpg Northwest grad finds his niche in Marine Corps

    SAN DIEGO— Discipline, commitment, honor, and courage are all core values instilled by the United States Marine Corps (USMC). When a young recruit makes the decision to become a marine, he or she must embody those attributes. Indianapolis native Benjamin Saucedo knows this first hand, and has learned to become each of those things.


    June 20, 2011 1 Photo

  • news mc wkshop1.jpg Local residents immersed in Marine Corps culture

    SAN DIEGO, Calif.— The U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) has developed a reputation for being the best of the best and transforming men and women into an elite group of skilled warriors.

    Last week, the corps put that process on display for educators from throughout the Midwest.

    June 20, 2011 3 Photos

  • news west point grad2.jpg Band of brothers: West Point grad continues family military tradition

    AVON— The lesson that Bradley Mejean learned from his older brother wasn’t about how to impress women or knot a tie. While those may or may not have been some things picked up along the way, when asked, Mejean will say that his older brother Stephen inspired him to serve his country.

    June 6, 2011 1 Photo

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