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 (Updated: 03July15 - listed alphabetically) 

 

Kelly, Jason
Army Col. Jason E. Kelly has graduated from the U.S. Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Pa., and earned a master's degree in strategic studies. The college is the Army's senior educational institution.   The 10-month curriculum of the Army's senior officer school is designed to prepare and train officers of all the U.S. military branches of service, foreign military officers, as well as senior civilian officials of federal agencies, to serve in top-level command and staff positions with the U.S. Armed Forces worldwide. Following the Army War College, he will command the United States Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District in Norfolk, Va. He has served in the military for 21 years. He is a 1990 graduate of Flint Northwestern High School, Flint, Mich. He earned a master's degree in 1994 from the United States Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.

Dubetsky, Kati
U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Kati R. Dubetsky graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Dubetsky earned distinction as an honor graduate. Dubetsky is the daughter of Susan L. Pagones and Matthew D. Dubetsky of Beacon, N.Y.

Herring, Christopher
Air Force Airman Christopher C. Herring II graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Herring is the son of Christopher C. Herring of San Antonio, Texas, and Denina Serrette of Newburgh, N.Y He is a 2012 graduate of Newburgh Free Academy, Newburgh, N.Y.

Mgvdliashvili, Otari
Air Force Airman Otari Mgvdliashvili graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Mgvdliashvili is the son of Malkhaz Mgvdliashvili and Nani Chelidze, and grandson of Naili Vatsadze, all of Monroe, N.Y.

Bantug, Anthony
Army Active Pvt. Anthony J. Bantug has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is a 2005 graduate of Rhinebeck High School, Rhinebeck, N.Y.

Ciabotti, Paul
Army Active Spc. Paul Ciabotti has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Ciabotti is the son of John and Ruth Ciabotti of New Windsor, N.Y., and brother of Ciabotti Claire. He is a 2009 graduate of Cornwall Central High School, Cornwall, N.Y. He earned a bachelor's degree in 2014 from Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, Pa.

Kavanah, Nicholas
Air Force Airman Nicholas T. Kavanah graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Kavanah is the son of Laura C. Kavanah of New Windsor, N.Y., and Thomas J. Kavanah of Monroe, N.Y.

Piturro, Daniel
Army Active Spc. Daniel Piturro has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Piturro is the son of Frank Piturro of Yonkers, N.Y., and Kristin Slider of Cortlandt Manor, N.Y. He is a 2007 graduate of Saunders High School, Yonkers, N.Y. He earned a bachelor's degree in 2013 from Lynn University, Boca Raton, Fla.

Cesternino, Jonathan
Air Force Airman 1st Class Jonathan A. Cesternino graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Cesternino is the son of Gail and Jim Cesternino Cesternino is the grandson of Salvatore and Ida Cesternino of Ghent, N.Y. He is also the brother of Sarah Cesternino and James Cesternino. The airman graduated in 2013 from Hudson High School, Hudson, N.Y.

Morena, Justin
Army Pvt. Justin M. Morena has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Morena is the son of John R. Morena of Goshen, N.Y., and Helene A. Glatt of Phillipsport, N.Y. He is the brother of Jonathan R. Morena. He is a 2009 graduate of S.S. Seward Institute, Florida, N.Y.

O'Brien, Andrew
Air Force Airman 1st Class Andrew J. O'Brien graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. O'Brien earned distinction as an honor graduate. He is the son of Cynthia L. O'Brien of Fairfax Station, Va., nephew of Suzanne Fulton of Pawling, N.Y., and Vicki Vaughn of Las Vegas, Nev., and brother of Amanda E. O'Brien. The airman is a 2007 graduate of South County Secondary School, Lorton, Va. He earned an associate degree in 2012 from Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, Va.

Alicea, Cynthia
Air Force Airman 1st Class Cynthia I. Alicea graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Alicea is the daughter of Martha T. Colon of West Haverstraw, N.Y., and sister of Diana I. Dejean of Hammond, La. She is also the sister of Stephanie M. Alicea. The airman graduated in 2010 from North Rockland High School, Thiells, N.Y., and she earned an associate degree in 2012 from Rockland Community College, Suffern, N.Y.

Lopez, Kassandra
Air Force Reserve Airman Kassandra Lopez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Lopez is the daughter of Elizabeth and Thomas Lopez of Newburgh, N.Y. She is a 2013 graduate of Newburgh Free Acdemy, Newburgh, N.Y.

Tator, Brock
U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Brock R. Tator graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Tator graduated in 2010 from Chatham High School, Ghent, N.Y., and he earned an associate degree in 2010 from Columbia Greene Community College, Hudson, N.Y.

Zollo, Dara
U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Dara M. Zollo graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Zollo is the daughter of Barri and Bryan Zollo of Westtown, N.Y. She is a 2014 graduate of Minisink Valley High School, Slate Hill, N.Y.

Sweeney, Sean
Air Force Airman Sean P. Sweeney graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Sweeney is the son of Charles C. Sweeney Jr. and Patricia D. Sweeney of Cornwall On Hudson, N.Y. He is also the brother of Kayla M. Sweeney, Emma M. Sweeney, and Charles C. Sweeney III. The airman graduated in 2013 from Cornwall Central High School, Cornwall, N.Y.

Gunter, Darien
Air Force Airman Darien S. Gunter graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Gunter is a 2015 graduate of Roy C. Ketcham High School, Wappingers Falls, N.Y.

Newell, Nicholas
Army Pvt. Nicholas A. Newell has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Newell is the son of Susan B. and Donald G. Newell Jr. of High Falls, N.Y. He is a 2012 graduate of Rondout Valley High School, Accord, N.Y.

Dwyer, Daniel
Air Force Airman 1st Class Daniel J. Dwyer graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Dwyer is the son of Catherine E. Dwyer of Pleasant Valley, N.Y., step-son of Sean M. Bogart of Hopewell Junction, N.Y., and grandson of Patricia A. Dwyer of Stony Point, N.Y. He is a 2014 graduate of Arlington High School, Lagrangeville, N.Y.

Murphy, Luke
Air Force Airman Luke P. Murphy   graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Murphy is the son of Karen and Theodore Murphy of Mount Airy, Md. He is a 2014 graduate of Glenelg High School, Glenelg, Md.

 

 

 

 (Updated: 01June15 - listed alphabetically) 

 

Abrego, Ernesto
Air Force Airman 1st Class Ernesto Abrego graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Abrego is the son of Alicia and Ernesto S. Abrego of New Rochelle, N.Y. He is a 2011 graduate of New Rochelle High School, New Rochelle, N.Y.

Beyers, Bradley
Air Force Airman Bradley M. Beyers graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Beyers is the son of Kimberly and Michael Beyers of Washingtonville, N.Y. He is a 2014 graduate of Washingtonville Senior High School, Washingtonville, N.Y.

Castro, Frankie
Army Pfc. Frankie A. Castro Jr. has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Castro graduated in 2009 from Long Island City High School, Long Island City, N.Y., and he earned an associate degree in 2014 from Monroe College, New Rochelle, N.Y.

Deans, Theodore
Air Force Airman Theodore R. Deans graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Deans is the son of Janet Phang of North Chicago, Ill., grandson of Herbert Phang of White Plains, N.Y., and nephew of Mishka Grant of Montgomery, Ill., and Sandra Phang of Stamford, Conn. He is a 2013 graduate of North Chicago Community High School, North Chicago, Ill.

Demarmels, Troy
Air Force Airman Troy T. Demarmels graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Demarmels is the son of Robin J. and Thomas P. Demarmels of Newton, N.C., grandson of Violet and Robert Ackerly of Grahamsville, N.Y., Denice Smith of Hurlyville, N.Y., and nephew of John Demarmels of Conover, N.C., and Albert Demarmels of Liberty, N.Y.. and cousin of David Donovan of Grahamsville, N.Y. He is a 2013 graduate of Maiden High School, Maiden, N.C.

Evering, Rajive
Air Force Airman Rajive Evering graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Evering is the son of Danavan W. Evering of Conyers, Ga., and brother of Hakeem W. Evering of Las Vegas, Nev., and Clayion Burke of New Windsor, N.Y. He is a 2013 graduate of Cornwall Central High School, New Windsor, N.Y.

Finch, Connor
Air Force Airman 1st Class Connor R. Finch graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Finch is the son of Mary Finch, Robert Finch, and Kelsey Finch of Poughkeepsie, N.Y. He is also the brother of Patricia Finch and Sarah Finch. The airman graduated in 2012 from Arlington High School, LaGrangeville, N.Y.

Hardcastle, Ciera
Army Pvt. Ciera J. Hardcastle has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Hardcastle is the daughter of Mont Hardcastle of Sandy, Utah, and niece of Chuck Cline of West Point, N.Y. She is a 2009 graduate of Lehi High School, Lehi, Vt.

Long, Skyler
Army Pfc. Skyler Long has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Long is the daughter of Donna Bonhomme and John Long of Walden, N.Y. She graduated in 2009 from Port Jervis High School, Port Jervis, N.Y., and she earned an associate degree in 2015 from State University of New York Orange, Middletown, N.Y.

Mcgrath, Liam
Army Pvt. Liam D. Mcgrath has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Mcgrath is the son of Declan and Doreen Mcgrath of Brewster, N.Y., and brother of Connor Mcgrath. He is a 2014 graduate of Carmel High School, Carmel, N.Y.

Ortiz-Velazquez, Yamillet
Army Pvt. Yamillet Ortiz-Velazquez has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Ortiz-Velazquez is the daughter of Jahaira Velazquez and Glenda Ortiz of Walden, N.Y. She is a 2014 graduate of Valley Central High School, Montgomery, N.Y.

Santiago, Benito
Air Force Airman Benito A. Santiago graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Santiago is the son of Michele Hall of New Windsor, N.Y. He is also the brother of Liana Hall. The airman graduated in 2014 from Newburgh Free Academy, New Windsor, N.Y.

Santiago, Benito
Air Force Airman Benito A. Santiago graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Santiago is the son of Michele Hall of New Windsor, N.Y. He is also the brother of Liana Hall. The airman graduated in 2014 from Newburgh Free Academy, New Windsor, N.Y.

Shields, Lionel
Army Pvt. Lionel A. Shields has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Shields is the son of Yanick Shields of New York, N.Y., and brother of Danielle Shields. He is a 2008 graduate of Nanuet Senior High School, Nanuet, N.Y.

Talsma, Tristan
Air Force Airman 1st Class Tristan D. Talsma graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Talsma is the son of Shannon D. and Kim M. Talsma of New Windsor, N.Y. He is a 2013 graduate of Marlboro Central High School, Marlboro, N.Y.

 

 

 (Updated: 01May15 - listed alphabetically) 

 

Augustin, Michael
Army Pvt. Michael A. Augustin has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.   Augustin is the son of Hector Agustin of Suffern, N.Y. He is a 2014 graduate of Suffern High School, Suffern, N.Y.

Benjamin, Michael
Army Pvt. Michael Benjamin has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Benjamin is the son of Robert Benjamin, Eric Benjamin, and Debra Benjamin of Kingston, N.Y.  He graduated in 2014 from Kingston High School, Kingston, N.Y.   

Caoili, Brendan
U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Brendan J. Caoili graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.  Caoili is the son of John and Teresa Caoili of Lagrangeville, N.Y. He is a 2012 graduate of Arlington High School, Lagrangeville, N.Y.

Graham, Sean
Air Force Airman Sean F. Graham graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.  Graham is the son of Jacqueline and Kevin Graham of Youngsville, N.Y.

Haigh, Emily
Air Force Airman Emily E. Haigh graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Haigh is the daughter of Thomas Haigh Jr. and Stephanie Haigh and granddaughter of Kenneth and Sally Meicht and Helen Haigh. All five relatives are residents of Hudson, N.Y. The airman graduated in 2014 from Hudson High School, Hudson, N.Y.

Hilser, Alexander
Air Force Airman 1st Class Alexander G. Hilser graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.  The airman graduated in 2010 from Arlington High School, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and he earned a bachelor's degree in 2015 from Rice University, Houston, Texas.

Letizia, Frank
Air Force Airman Frank G. Letizia graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.  Letizia is the husband of Nicole Letizia. He is also the son of Bridget and Frank Letizia of Fishkill, N.Y., nephew of Dawne Nalbatian of Danbury, Conn., and grandson of Leonard Letizia of Spring Hill, Fla., and Marie Sheridan of Danbury, Conn.  The airman graduated in 2008 from Palm Bay Senior High School, Melbourne, Fla.

Levenson, Alexander
Air Force Airman Alexander I. Levenson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.  Levenson earned distinction as an honor graduate. He is the son of Judith and Michael Levenson of Tivoli, N.Y., and grandson of Barbara McKechnie of Putnam Valley, N.Y.  The airman graduated in 2014 from Red Hook High School, Red Hook, N.Y.

Lewis, Justin
Air Force Airman 1st Class Justin A. Lewis graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Lewis is the son of Roland and Marjorie Lewis of New Rochelle, N.Y., and grandson of Ewart Lewis of North Port, Fla.  He is a 2009 graduate of Iona Preparatory School, New Rochelle, N.Y. He earned a bachelor's degree in 2014 from the College of St. Rose, Albany, N.Y.

Lopez, Yesina
Air Force Airman Yesinia Lopez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Lopez is the daughter of Abel and Eydie Lopez of Highland Mills, N.Y., and granddaughter of Edelmira Rivera of Old Tappan, N.J.  She graduated in 2012 from Monroe-Woodbury High School, Central Valley, N.Y.

Mackay, Matthew
Air Force Airman Matthew J. Mackay graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Mackay is the son of James and Mary Mackay of Chester, N.Y. He is a 2014 graduate of Chester Academy, Chester, N.Y.

Manning, Kyla
Army Pvt. Kyla K. Manning has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Manning is the daughter of Timothy Manning of Montague, N.J., and Rose Nicholson of Peidmont, Ala. She is a 2013 graduate of Port Jervis High School, Port Jervis, N.Y.

Meany, Edward
U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Edward C. Meany graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Meany is the son of Marybeth Meany of Goshen, N.Y., and Edward Meany of Goshen, N.Y.  He graduated in 2011 from Goshen Central High School, Goshen, N.Y.

Pierce, Casey
Army Spc. Casey E. Pierce has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.   Pierce is the daughter of James G. Pierce of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and Denise M. Downs of Wappingers Falls, N.Y.  She is a 2009 graduate of John Jay Senior High School, Hopewell Junction, N.Y. She earned a bachelor's degree in 2013 from Flagler College, St. Augustine, Fla.

Reid, Shantoye
Army Pfc. Shantoye J. Reid has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.   Reid is the ward of Lascelles Strachan of Pemberton Township, N.J., and Tremaine Thompson-Bunsie of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.  She earned an associate degree in 2014 from Monroe College, Bronx, N.Y.

Rogers, Cassandra
Air Force Airman Cassandra   Rogers graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.  Rogers is the daughter of Shelly Morgan of Dallas, Texas, and Michael Rogers of Vista, Calif.  She is a 2013 graduate of Washingtonville High School, Washingtonville, N.Y.

See, Kevin
Air Force Airman 1st Class Kevin See graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.See is the son of Michael and Tina See of Otisville, N.Y.  He graduated in 2012 from Minisink Valley High School, Slate Hill, N.Y., and he earned an associate degree in 2014 from SUNY Orange, Middletown, N.Y.

Sherman, Chandlere
Air Force Airman Chandler M. Sherman graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.  Sherman is the son of Aileen and Timothy Waltke of Kingston, N.Y. He is also the grandson of Evelyn and  Gary Sherman of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and nephew of Corrie Sherman of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and Daniel Sherman of Arlington, Va.  The airman graduated in 2015 from Kingston High School, Kingston, N.Y.

Sullivan, Sean
U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Sean M. Sullivan graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Sullivan is the son of Thomas and Gwen Sullivan of Poughquag, N.Y.  He is a 2014 graduate of Arlington High School, Lagrange, N.Y.

Sullivan, Thomas
U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Thomas R. Sullivan graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Sullivan is the son of Gwen A. and Thomas R. Sullivan of Poughquag, N.Y.  He is a 2014 graduate of Arlington High School, Lagrange, N.Y.

Washburn, Connor
Air Force Airman Connor R. Washburn graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Washburn is the son of Kathleen and Kenneth Lacko of Casper, Wyo. He is also the grandson of Evelyn O'Connell of Amenia, N.Y., and nephew of Karen Grimaldi and Guy Washburn of Salisbury, Conn.  The airman graduated in 2012 from Kelly Walsh High School, Casper, Wyo.

Williams, Casey
Air Force Airman Sean F. Graham graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.  Graham is the son of Jacqueline and Kevin Graham of Youngsville, N.Y.

Williams, Casey
U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Casey O. Williams graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.Williams is the husband of Melissa Williams. He is also the son of David and Eileen Williams of Newburgh, N.Y. The airman graduated in 2012 from Newburgh Free Academy, Newburgh, N.Y.

 

 

 (Updated: 01Apr15 - listed alphabetically) 

 

Abdullah, Khlid
Air Force Airman Khalid   Abdullah graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.  He is the son of Aisha Abdullah of New Orleans, La., and Abdur Abdullah of Severn, Md. He is also the brother of Aisha Cook of New Rochelle, N.Y., and Kareem Cook of Los Angelas, Calif., and grandson of Robert Law of Westbury, N.Y.  The airman graduated in 2011 from Meade Senior High School, Fort Meade, Md.

Amore, Russell
Air Force Airman 1st Class Russell J. Amore graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.  Amore earned distinction as an honor graduate.  He is the son of John Amore of Clarksville, Tenn., Michelle Amore of Newport News, Va., and Alexandra MacDonald of Fort Campbell, Ky.  The airman graduated in 2011 from Eldred Central School, Eldred, N.Y., and in 2014 from Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, N.Y.

Baka, Michael
Michael B. Baka has been promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army.
Baka is currently serving as the Regimental Executive Officer with 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va. He has served in the military for 16 years.
He is the son of Bobra J. Merrill of Stuart, Fla. and Wanda Z. and Stephen G. Baka of Bowling Green, Ky. He is also the husband of Catherine M. Baka of Fort Myer, Va. and son-in-law of Jack B. Merrill of Stuart, Fla.  The lieutenant colonel is a 1994 graduate of Rush-Henrietta Senior High School, Henrietta, N.Y. He earned an bachelor's degree in 1998 from the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.

Biccum, Ryan
Air Force Airman Ryan R. Biccum graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Biccum is the son of Alan and Valari Biccum of Port Jervis, N.Y.  He is a 2006 graduate of Port Jervis High School, Port Jervis, N.Y.

Bliss, Sarah
Army Pvt. Sarah N. Bliss   has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Bliss is the daughter of Cynthia and Kenneth Bliss of Hannacroix, N.Y.  She is a 2010 graduate of Coxsackie-Athens High School, Coxsackie, N.Y.

Bloech, Robert
Air Force Airman Robert C. Bloech graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Bloech is the son of Robert Bloech and Frances Gilmer and step-son of Annette Bloech and George Gilmer. All four relatives are residents of Wappingers Falls, N.Y.  The airman graduated in 2014 from Roy C. Ketcham High School, Wappingers Falls, N.Y.

Brentnall, Aaron
Army Pvt. Aaron A. Brentnall   has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.   Brentnall is the son of Diana Jennings of Anchorage, Alaska, and grandson of Vince Corigliano of Walden, N.Y.  He is a 2014 graduate of Tioga Central High School, Tioga, N.Y.

Duzue, Jayson
Army Pvt. Jayson Duque has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.   Duque is the son of Maria T. Veira and Luis C. Duque of New Rochelle, N.Y.  He is a 2013 graduate of New Rochelle High School, New Rochelle, N.Y.

Enderes, Allie
Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class Allie Enderes, from Westtown, New York, applies performs maintenance on a M2HB .50-caliber machine gun on the forecastle aboard USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) March 9, 2015. Jason Dunham, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer homeported in Norfolk, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe.

Estime, Rachel
Air Force Airman 1st Class Rachel M. Estime graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Estime is the sister of Sarah J. Estime of Dover Air Force Base, Del., Rebekah R. Estime of West Point, N.Y., and Miriam H. Estime of Coral Springs, Fla.  She is a 2014 graduate of Monarch High School, Coconut Creek, Fla.

Gutierrez, Giselle
U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Giselle Y. Gutierrez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.  Gutierrez is the daughter of Miguel Gutierrez-Sandoval and Blanca E. Gutierrez of Brewster, N.Y., granddaughter of Aracely Ortiz of Brewster, N.Y., niece of Edwing Guerra of Ontario, Calif., and cousin of Xiomara Y. Lorenzo of Ann Arbor, Mich.  She is a 2014 graduate of Brewster High School, Brewster, N.Y.

Hanaburg, Joshua
Air Force Airman Joshua H. Hanaburgh graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.  Hanaburgh is the son of Steven Hanaburgh and step-son of Sarah Hanabaugh of Red Hook, N.Y., and son of Gail Haskins of Rhinebeck, N.Y.  He is a 2013 graduate of Rhinebeck High School, Rhinebeck, N.Y.

Hawkins, Curtis
Air Force Airman Curtis Hawkins graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Hawkins is the son of Curtis Hawkins Sr. and Kim Hawkins of Newburgh, N.Y.  He is a 2014 graduate of Newburgh Free Academy, Newburgh, N.Y.

Kellam, Kaitlyn
Air Force Reserve Airman Kaitlyn M. Kellam graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Kellam is the daughter of Mark and Stefanie Kellam of Liberty, N.Y. She is also the granddaughter of Harold and Patrica Kellam of Liberty, N.Y., and Marilyn and Rudy Houghtling of White Sulfer Springs, N.Y.  The airman graduated in 2014 from Liberty High School, Liberty, N.Y.

Kordzikowski, Alan
U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Alan   Kordzikowski graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Kordzikowski is the son of Wendy and Frank Kordzikowski of Port Ewen, N.Y.  He is a 2011 graduate of Kingston High School, Kingston, N.Y.

Morales, Steven
Air Force Airman Steven   Morales graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Morales is the son of Angela Morales of Carmel, N.Y., and brother of Julian Martinez of Yonkers, N.Y.

Mulcahy, Kyle
Army Pvt. Kyle N. Mulcahy   has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.  Mulcahy is the son of Christine A. Mulcahy of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Mullins, Sean
Air Force Airman Sean M. Mullins graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Mullins is the son of Donna and Matthew Mullins of Narrowsburg, N.Y., and grandson of Betty Gulotta of Barryville, N.Y.  The airman graduated in 2014 from Sullivan West High School, Lake Huntington, N.Y.

Penachio, Peter
Air Force Airman Peter D. Penachio graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Penachio is the son of Alex A. and Tony D. Penachio of Stanfordville, N.Y., and grandson of Katherine Hrabsky of Putnam Vally, N.Y.  He is a 2013 graduate of a homeschool program in Putnam Valley, N.Y.

Real, Tiquan
Air Force Airman 1st Class Tiquan   Real graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. He is a 2009 graduate of Easton Area High School, Easton, Pa. He earned a bachelor's degree in 2013 from Nyack College, Nyack, N.Y.

Sierra, David
Air Force Airman 1st Class David A. Sierra graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Sierra is the son of Julia Basile of Lodi, N.J., and step-son of Laura Moynihan of Monroe, N.Y.,grandson of Anthony and Deborah Basile of Chester, N.Y., and nephew of Anthony Basile of Chester, N.Y.  He is a 2011 graduate of Monroe-Woodbury High School, Central Valley, N.Y.

Silver, Amanda
Air Force Airman Amanda L. Silver graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Silver is the daughter of Betty V. Silver of Goshen, N.Y., and Robert J. Silver of Monroe, N.Y., and granddaughter of Eleanor V. Toth of Greenwich, Conn. She graduated in 2011 from Monroe-Woodbury High School, Central Valley, N.Y.

Slater, Dominic
Air Force Airman Dominic M. Slater graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Slater is the son of Desiree T. and Daniel J. Slater of Wappingers Falls, N.Y.  He is a 2014 graduate of Roy C. Ketcham High School, Wappingers Falls, N.Y.

Vanodurp, Peter
Army Pfc. Peter S. Vanopdurp has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Vanopdurp is the son of Amuul and Dawn Vanopdurp of North Rose, N.Y.  He is a 2007 graduate of North Rose Wolcott High School, Wolcott, N.Y. He earned an associate degree in 2009 from Paul Smith College, Paul Smith, N.Y.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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