Ramona Calice Lancaster of Lilburn made the dean's list for the fall quarter at Georgia Military College/Union City campus. The honor requires a 3.20 to 3.69 GPA.

Army Spc. Boon D. Chang, son of Hye Y. Jang of Cabot Creek, Sugar Hill recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Clombia, S.C. During a nine-week training course, Chang studied the Army mission, history, tradition, core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare, 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.

Marianne E. Arrington of Auburn recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, S.C. She received instruction on the Marine Corps' core values of honor, courage and commitment, and received classroom and field training in first aid, uniform regulations, combat water survival, marksmanship, hand-to-hand combat and assorted weapons training. She also performed close order drill and operated as a small infantry unit during field training.

Army Pvt. Hyuk S. Yoon, brother of Hae J. Yoon of Duluth, graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. During nine weeks of training, Yoon studied the Army mission, history, tradition, core values and physical fitness. He received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare, 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.

Army Pvt. Jacob William Jackson, son of David and Cindi Jackson of Buford and the grandson of Edna King of Cumming and Betty and howard Spruill of Norcross and Dorsey and Bliss Jackson of Dahlonega, graduated on Nov. 21 from the 194th Armored Brigade in Fort Knox, Ky., earning an E2 rank. Jackson attended Dacula High School and Mill Creek High School. He is stationed at Fort Stewart with the Third Infantry Division and will be deployed to Ramadi, Iraq this spring.

Airman Richard G. Gillespie of Lawrenceville, son of Robin Gillespie of Lawrenceville and James Gillespie of Grayson, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force in San Antonio, Texas. During the six weeks of training, Gillepie studied the Air Force mission, organization and military customs and courtesies, performed drill and ceremony marches, received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises and special training in human relations. He is a 1999 graduate of Berkmar High School in Lawrenceville.

Pfc. Alex B. Gibson`of Loganville recently completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, S.C. and pomoted to his current rank. Gibson completed 12 weeks of training in first aid, uniform regulations, combat water survival, marksmanship, hand-to-hand combat and assorted weapons training. He also peformed close order drill and operated as a small infantry unit during field training. Gibson is a 2007 graduate of Loganville High School.

Pvt. Andrew M. Kowto, son of Christine R. and William Kowto of Lawrenceville, recently completed basic training completed 12 weeks of training in first aid, uniform regulations, combat water survival, marksmanship, hand-to-hand combat and assorted weapons training. He also peformed close order drill and operated as a small infantry unit during field training.

Pvt. Landon W. Jameson, son of Barbara R. and Donald W. Jameson of Suwanee, recently completed basic training completed 12 weeks of training in first aid, uniform regulations, combat water survival, marksmanship, hand-to-hand combat and assorted weapons training. He also peformed close order drill and operated as a small infantry unit during field training.

Navy Seaman Edward C. Holloway, son of Sherry W. and Edward Holloway of Lawrenceville, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training with honors. During the eight weeks, he trained in classroom study, practical intruction on nasval customs, firefighting, water safety and survival,and aircraft & shipboard safety. The most imortant event was "Battle Stations" in which the recruits needed to bring out basic warrior attributes through the applivation of basic Navy skills such as sacrifice and education.

Army Capt. G.K. Alexander, son of Sharon and Dennis Alexandermember of the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division based in Schofield Barracks in Hawaii, has deployed to Camp, Taji, Iraq. Alexander is a batery commander with 12 years of military experience. He graduated from Calhoun High School in 1995 and received a bachelor's degree in 1999 from North Georgia College.

Army Reserve Pfc. Stephen M. Drake, son of Jeff and Jadon Drake of Snellville, has graduated from basic combat training in Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. During nine weeks of training, Drake 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, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises. He is a 2007 graduate of Shiloh High School.

Army Reserve Pvt. William S. Miller, son of Mark Miller of Ocean Springs, Miss. and Arlene Perret of Lawrenceville, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. During nine weeks of training, Miller 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. He is a 2002 graduate of Ocean Springs High School.

Rita Ashley Dula, daughter of Cindy Richards and stepdaughter of Gene Richards of Lawrenceville, will be deployed to Iraq in mid-April. Dula graduated from basic training from Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. in September and is currently stationed at Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, N.C.

Army Pvt. Sarah A. Pritchett, daughter of Gail Pritchett of Suwanee, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. During nine weeks of training, Pritchett 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. She is 2005 graduate of South Forsyth High School.

Airman Kenneth P. Perry Jr., son of Kenneth Perry Sr. of Snellville and Lisa Thomas of Jackson, Miss., has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Tex. During six weeks of training, Perry studied the Air Force mission, organization and military customs and courtesies, drill and ceremony marches, physical fitness, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations.

Army Sgt. Christina M. Duncan, daughter of Coni Pennington of Snellville, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. During nine weeks of training, Duncan 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. Duncan received a master's degree in 1993 from Auburn University.

Army Pvt. Greg M. Romanovitz, son of Mark adn Debbie Romanovitz of Lilburn, has graduated from basic military training at Fort Benning in Columbus. During nine weeks of training, Romanovitz received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapon defenses available to infantry crewman.

Airman Bryan M. Newcomer, son of Lynn Newcomer of Suwanee, has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Tex. During six weeks of training, Newcomer studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies, performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations. Newcomer is a 2005 graduate of North Gwinnett High School.

Pvt. Marlon R. Mideiros of Lawrenceville, brother of Edson J. Mideiros of Lawrenceville, recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island, S.C. He received classroom and field assignments in first aid, uniform regulations, combat water survival, marksmanship, hand-to-hand combat, and assorted weapon training. He performed close order drill and operated as a small infantry unit during field training.

Airman Adriana W. Garnier, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Ware of New Orleans, La. and grandaughter of Louise Ware of Norcross, has graduated from basic military training at lackland Air Force in San Antonio, Tex. During six weeks of training, she studied the Air Force mission, organization, military customs and courtesies, preformed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations.

Seaman Regina T. Dupree, daughter of Eliza P. Dupree of Stone Mountain and Reginald T. Dupree of Atlanta, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight week program, she completed classroom and practical study on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, shipboard and aircraft safety, and an emphasis on physical fitness.

Pvt. Romalious Smith, son of Elizabeth Wilson of Lawrenceville, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. During nine weeks of training, Smith 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.

Marine Corps Pvt. Brent C. Swicegood, son of Brian D. Swicegood of Lawrenceville, finished 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. The program was designed to challenge new Marine recruits physically and mentally. In addition to the physical conditioning program , he spent numerous hours in classroom and field assignments which included learning first aid, uniform regulations and hand-to-hand combat. Swicegood also received instruction on the Marine Corps' core values: honor, courage and commitment, and what the core values mean in guiding personal and professional conduct. Swicewood ended the training phase with The Crucible, a 54-hour, team evolution culminating in a ceremony in which recruits were presented with the Marine Corps Emblem, and addresses as "Marines" for the first time in their careers.

Marine Corps Pfc. Ryan S. Morawski, son of Penny J. Bennett of Lawrenceville and Stephen A. Morawski of Kissimmee, Fla., finished 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. The program was designed to challenge new Marine recruits physically and mentally. In addition to the physical conditioning program , he spent numerous hours in classroom and field assignments which included learning first aid, uniform regulations and hand-to-hand combat. Morawski also received instruction on the Marine Corps' core values: honor, courage and commitment, and what the core values mean in guiding personal and professional conduct. Morawski ended the training phase with The Crucible, a 54-hour, team evolution culminating in a ceremony in which recruits were presented with the Marine Corps Emblem, and addresses as "Marines" for the first time in their careers.

Navy Seaman Jeremy D. Hammock, son of Diane B. Iocco of Lawrenceville and Dale Hammock of Cleveland, Ga. and a 2004 graduate of Phoenix High School, recently completed U.S. navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Hammock completed a variety of training which included classroom study, first aid, water safety and survival, practical instruction on naval customs, firefighting, and shipboard and aircraft safety. The main event of this program is "Battle Stations", which gives recruits the skills and confidence they need to succeed in the fleet. "Battle Stations" is designed to stimulate the warrior attributes of sacrific, dedication, teamwork and endurance in each recruit through the practical application of basic Navy skills and the core values of honor, courage and commitment.

Navy Seaman Recruit Malorie R. Summers, daughter of Penny P. and Mark S. McAfee of Lawrenceville and a 2007 graduate of Phoenix High School, recently completed U.S. navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Summers completed a variety of training which included classroom study, first aid, water safety and survival, practical instruction on naval customs, firefighting, and shipboard and aircraft safety. The main event of this program is "Battle Stations", which gives recruits the skills and confidence they need to succeed in the fleet. "Battle Stations" is designed to stimulate the warrior attributes of sacrific, dedication, teamwork and endurance in each recruit through the practical application of basic Navy skills and the core values of honor, courage and commitment.

Duluth High School senior and navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadet Michelle Lanford received an appointment to the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Ind. She will begin her service in July after graduation.

Navy Seaman Benjamin D. Nichelson, son of David E. Nichelson of Loganville and a 2004 graduate of Loganville High School, recently completed U.S. navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Nichelson completed a variety of training which included classroom study, first aid, water safety and survival, practical instruction on naval customs, firefighting, and shipboard and aircraft safety. The main event of this program is "Battle Stations", which gives recruits the skills and confidence they need to succeed in the fleet. "Battle Stations" is designed to stimulate the warrior attributes of sacrific, dedication, teamwork and endurance in each recruit through the practical application of basic Navy skills and the core values of honor, courage and commitment.

Navy Seaman Recruit Dawn M. Sharpe, daughter of Laura J. and Leland G. Sharpe of Lawrenceville and a 1995 graduate of Central Gwinnett High School, recently completed U.S. navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Sharpe completed a variety of training which included classroom study, first aid, water safety and survival, practical instruction on naval customs, firefighting, and shipboard and aircraft safety. The main event of this program is "Battle Stations", which gives recruits the skills and confidence they need to succeed in the fleet. "Battle Stations" is designed to stimulate the warrior attributes of sacrific, dedication, teamwork and endurance in each recruit through the practical application of basic Navy skills and the core values of honor, courage and commitment.

Navy Seaman Recruit Carmen G. Martin, daughter of Cecilia R. Martin of Loganville and Mark L. Martin of Bartlett, Tenn., and a 2007 graduate of Collins Hill High School, recently completed U.S. navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Martin completed a variety of training which included classroom study, first aid, water safety and survival, practical instruction on naval customs, firefighting, and shipboard and aircraft safety. The main event of this program is "Battle Stations", which gives recruits the skills and confidence they need to succeed in the fleet. "Battle Stations" is designed to stimulate the warrior attributes of sacrific, dedication, teamwork and endurance in each recruit through the practical application of basic Navy skills and the core values of honor, courage and commitment.

Pvt. Stephen Wyckoff, son of Donald Wyckoff of Snellville and Sharon Mills of Fuquay Varina, N.C., has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus. During nine weeks, Wyckoff received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.

Army Spc. Christopher R. Glavin, son of Stacy Glavin of Decatur and Matthew Glavin of Norcross, has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort benning in Columbus. During nine weeks, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman. Glavin is a 2001 graduate of St. Pius Catholic High School in Atlanta.

Airman 1st Class John Davis, son of John Davis of Norcross, has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Tex. During six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies, performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations. Davis is a 2002 graduate of Norcross High School and a 2006 graduate of American Intercontinental University in Dunwoody.

Pvt. Sean P. Caldwell, son of Milton Caldwell of Lilburn, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. During nine weeks of training, Caldwell 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. Caldwell is a 2007 graduate of Parkview High School.

Pvt. jacob A. Ramsdell, son of Jeffrey and Jennifer Ramsdell of Lawrenceville, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. During nine weeks of training, Caldwell 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. He earned distiction as an honor graduate. He is a 2007 graduate of the Youth Challenge Academy.

Staff Sgt. Justin E. Bowman, son of Carlene B. Bowman of Snellville and Gary F. Bowman of Cumming, returned to Alaska after being deployed to Iraq. he is assigned to the 725th Brigade Support Battalion, a subordinate unit of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division at Fort Richardson in Anchorage. Bowman is a battalion information management officer with three years of military service. He is 2002 graduate of Shiloh High School.

Air Force Airman Nicholas T. Nam has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Peter Nam of Lawrenceville. Sloan is a 2007 graduate of Peachtree Ridge High School.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Michael L. Homans has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is the nephew of Stanley Cardiges of Lawrenceville. Homans is a 2002 graduate of Winder Barrow High School.

Navy Seaman Anastasia F. Cofer recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. She is a 2007 graduate of North Gwinnett High School of Suwanee. Cofer is the daughter of Rebecca A. and Christopher R. Cofer of Suwanee.

Air Force Capt. Carissa E. Grant has deployed to Iraq to support the mission of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Grant has served in the military for ten years and is regularly assigned to the 81st Medical Support Squadron.She is the daughter of Eunice Grant of Snellville.

Navy Seaman Recruit Terrance V. Cromer recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. He is a 2007 graduate of Sandusky High School of Sandusky, OH. Cofer is the son of Troy G. Cromer of Buford.

Navy Reserve Seaman Angela M. Griffin recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. She is a 2005 graduate of Central Gwinnett High School of Lawrenceville. Griffin is the daughter of Dorothy M. and Keith A. Griffin of Lawrenceville.

Navy Seaman Apprentice Shaun A. Bland recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. He is a 2002 graduate of Jonesboro High School of Jonesboro, OH. Bland is the son of Cynthia Sheifield of Rentz and Earl Bland of Lawrenceville.

Navy Seaman Brent E. Thacker recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. He is a 1995 graduate of Dobyns-Bennett High School of Kingsport, TN and 2002 graduate of East Tennesse State University of Johnson City. Thacker is the brother of Elizabeth T. Tunstill of Suwanee.

Army Reserve Spec. Eduardo E. Castro has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values. He also received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare, bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy , military justice system, basic first aid, food marches, and field training exercises. Castro is the son of Sonia Guevara of Norcross.

Army Sgt. 1st Class Christopher M. Rogers has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Rogers is a 2002 graduate of Stone Mountain High School. He is the son of Reggie Rogers of Snellville and Betty Rogers of Stone Mountain.

Army Reserve Pvt. Tony A. Kelley has graduated from basic combat training at Fork Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Rogers is a 2000 graduate of Stone Mountain High School. He is the son of Larunda Kelley of Snellville.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Tuwanda L. Worthy has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base at San Antonio, Texas. Worthy is a 2006 graduate of Dacula High School. She is the daughter of Ann Worthy of Bethlehem and niece of Laura Smith of Lawrenceville

Air Force Airman Madison Harris of Dacula graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas on Jan. 25, 2007. Harris is the daughter of Ceelee Harris of Duluth and Lionel Harris of Winder, sister of Jerrid Harris of Jackson, Miss. and the granddaughter of Lewis and Loretta Harris of Winder and Carolyn Weathers of Heflin, Ala. She is the fiancee of Ben Calmes.