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 (Updated: 17July2016 - listed alphabetically) 
 

Brown, Shalik
Shalik T. Brown has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army after successfully completing the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps program and graduating with a bachelor's degree from The Citadel, Charleston, S.C. The new officer will be branched to a specific corps in the Army to serve on active duty or in the Army National Guard or Army Reserve. The lieutenant will attend an officer basic course relating to his or her particular military occupational specialty/job. Afterward, the officer will complete advanced training by attending basic officer leadership courses for career progression purposes. Brown is the son of Sharon and Milton Brown of Florence, S.C., and grandson of Anne Smythe of Peekskill, N.Y., James Pinnix of Ossining, N.Y., and Sadie Curtis of Darlington, S.C.

Gonzalez, Kenneth
U.S. Air Force Airman Kenneth R. Gonzalez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Gonzalez is the son of Ernesto Gonzalez of Newburgh, N.Y., and nephew of Madeline Aponte of Newburgh, N.Y., and Nilsa Ramirez of Middletown, N.Y. He is a 2014 graduate of Newburgh Free Academy, Newburgh, N.Y.

Gunnison, Paul
Army Lt. Col. Paul B. Gunnison graduated from the College of Naval Warfare at the Naval War College in Newport, R.I. This college is the oldest war college in the nation and oldest institution of its kind in the world devoted to advanced military studies. The College of Naval Warfare is a multidisciplinary program designed for U.S. Navy and Coast Guard officers in the grades of captain or commander; U.S. Marine Corps, Army and Air Force officers in the grade of colonel or lieutenant colonel; and civilians of equivalent seniority from various federal agencies. With courses in National Security Decision Making, Strategy and Policy, and Joint Military Operations, it provides students with executive-level preparation for higher responsibilities as senior captains, colonels or and flag and general officers.  Gunnison is the son of June Gunnison of Pocahontas, Ark. He is a 1991 graduate of Moon Valley High School, Phoenix, Ariz. He earned a bachelor's degree in 1995 from United States Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.

Hernandez, Stephanie
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Stephanie A. Hernandez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Hernandez is the daughter of Emilia and Policarpio Hernandez and granddaughter of Emilia Giron De Luna, all of Newburgh, N.Y. She graduated in 2012 from Newburgh Free Academy, Newburgh, N.Y., and earned an associate degree in 2014 from Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Iervolino, Mark
U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Mark E. Iervolino graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Iervolino is the son of Christopher and Kathleen Iervolino of Amawalk, N.Y. He is also the brother of Nicole Iervolino. The airman graduated in 2014 from Somers High School, Somers, N.Y.

McKenna, Ryan
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Ryan J. McKenna graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. McKenna is the son of James and Lisa McKenna of Ridgefield, Conn., and grandson of Julie Kirkman of Pawling, N.Y. He graduated in 2011 from Ridgefield High School, Ridgefield, Conn.

Ng-Montalvo, Matthew
U.S. Air Force Airman Matthew B. Ng-Montalvo graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Ng-Montalvo is a 2015 graduate of Washingtonville High School, Washingtonville, N.Y.

Nunez, Lucia
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Lucia Nunez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Nunez is the daughter of Blanca and Hector Gonzalez of Campbell Hall, N.Y., and daughter-in-law of Jody Nunez of Rock Tavern, N.Y. She graduated in 2011 from Washingtonville High School, Washingtonville, N.Y., and earned an associate's degree in 2015 from State University of New York Orange, Middletown, N.Y.

Rodriguez, Isaiah
U.S. Air Force Airman Isaiah R. Rodriguez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Rodriguez is the son of Hector Rodriguez of Valley Cottage, N.Y. He is a 2015 graduate of Harrison High School, Harrison, N.Y.

Vayo, Jonathan,
U.S. Air Force Airman Johnathan S. Vayo graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Vayo is the son of Sandra Schoonmaker of Wallkill, N.Y., and grandson of Sandra Roan of Clintondale, N.Y.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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