David Sherman graduated from the Army ROTC Leader Development and Assessment Course at Fort Lewis in Tacoma, Wash. The cadet is a student at Clemson University, in Clemson, S.C. Sherman is the son of David J. Sherman Sr. of Lawrenceville. He is a 2004 graduate of Collins Hill High School.

Air Force Reserve Airman Daniel P. Brown has graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. He is the son of Daniel and Teretha Brown of Lilburn. He is a 2007 graduate of Berkmar High School in Lilburn.

Army Pvt. Jeffrey L. Lynch Jr. graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Jeffrey Lynch Sr. of Snellville and Gina Langford of Cave Spring. He is a 2006 graduate of Brookwood High School.

Navy Seaman Recruit Alicia M. Strong recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. She is a 2007 graduate of Collins Hill High School.

Air Force Reserve Airman Christopher E. Thomason graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. He is the son of Ronald Thomason of Lorena, Texas, and Joann Thomason of Dacula. He is a 2007 graduate of Robinson High School in Texas.

Pfc. Adam Osland recently returned from Iraq. He was awarded the "Medal of Valor" for bravery while in Iraq. Osland is the son of Tom and Cindy Osland of Suwanee. He is stationed at Ft. Drum in New York.