Local

December 4, 2015
 

HT Dec 4

U.S. Air Force A1C Deanna L. Dawson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Dawson is the daughter of Jack and Theresa Dawson of Acton, Calif. She is also the sister of Brittany Dawson and Christen Dawson.
The airman graduated in 2011 from Paraclete High School, Lancaster, Calif.

U.S. Army Pvt. Timoteo I. Moya has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, S.C.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.
Moya is the son of Elda N. Muro of Littlerock, Calif.
He is a 2014 graduate of Littlerock High School, Littlerock, Calif.

U.S. Army Pvt. Brandon M. Souza has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, S.C.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.
Souza is the son of Sheri A. Pellegrini of Crestline, Calif., and Thomas W. Souza of Rosamond, Calif.
He is a 2014 graduate of Rosamond High School, Rosamond, Calif.

U.S. Army Pvt. Jess J. Ortiz has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, S.C.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.
Ortiz is the daughter of Tonie Harrison of Lancaster, Calif.
She is a 2015 graduate of Eastside High School, Lancaster, Calif.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

Headlines – February 22, 2019

News White House: 200 US troops will remain in Syria – “A small peace-keeping group of about 200 will remain in Syria for a period of time,” White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said.   Allies decline request to stay in Syria after US troops withdraw – As the deadline approaches for the withdrawal of U.S....
 
 

News Briefs – February 22, 2019

New legislation bans Russian soldiers from using smartphones Russian lawmakers have approved a bill prohibiting military personnel from using smartphones on duty, a move intended to stop sensitive information from appearing on social media. The bill approved by the lower house Feb. 19 also forbids servicemen to post photos, videos and information about themselves, other...
 
 

Virgin Galactic reaches space for a second time

Virgin Galactic photograph SpaceShipTwo mates to the mother ship in preparation for the Feb. 22 test flight. In its fifth supersonic rocket powered test flight, Virgin Galactic reached space for the second time today in the ski...