Air Force Cadet Paul T. Bowen Jr., son of Paul and Barbara Bowen of Lawrenceville, graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Bowen is a 2004 graduate of Brookwood High School.

Army National Guard Pvt. Colby C. Speck, son of Doreen Speck of Lawrenceville, graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning in Columbus. He is a 2007 graduate of Mill Creek High School.

Navy Fireman Recruit Matthew D. McDonald, son of Hope D. McDonald of Stone Mountain, completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. McDonald is a 2006 graduate of Stone Mountain High School.

Navy Seaman Recruit Dennis E. Vandover, son of Deborah A. and Darrell E. Vandover of Norcross, completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. Vandover is a 2002 graduate of West Seneca East Senior High School in West Seneca, N.Y.

Marine Corps Pfc. Jordan T. Evans, son of Robin T. and Reamer L. Evans of Lawrenceville, completed the Small Arms Repair Course at the U.S. Army's Proving Ground in Aberdeen, Md. Evans is a 2006 graduate of Central Gwinnett High School.

Army National Guard Pvt. Demetrius D. Coleman, son of Mershele Brown and nephew of Alisha B. Davenport of Lawrenceville, graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

Air Force ROTC Cadet Steven P. Boswick, son of Dan L. and Jane K. Boswick of Lilburn, earned acceptance into the Air Force Pilot Training Program as a Reserve Officer Training Corps cadet of Detachment 172 at Valdosta State College. Boswick is a 2005 graduate of Parkview High School.

Army Pvt. Althea D. Cater, daughter of Dorcus Cater of Snellville, graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. She is a 2007 graduate from the high school program at Dekalb Technical College in Decatur.

Army Pvt. Charles Y. Park, brother of Chaucer Park of Suwanee, graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

Army Pvt. Lawrence W. Matthews, son of Christopher Matthews of Snellville, graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

Army Pfc. Nathan J. Franco, son of Richard Franco and stepson of Darlene Wallace of Lawrenceville, graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. He is a 2005 graduate of Kell High School in Kennesaw.

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Casey S. Smith, son of Sheila and Greg Smith, began a seven-month deployment to Camp Shields in Okinawa, Japan, after serving on Naval Mobile Construction Batallion 133 homeported in Mississippi. He is a 2004 graduate of Flowery Branch High School.

Army Reserve Pvt. Deandra T. Thompson, sister of Terryann Thompson of Lawrenceville, graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

Army Pvt. Fredrick Cherry, son of Fredrick G. Cherry of Suwanee, graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

Army Pvt. Brandon J. Smith, son of Gary and Tujuana Smith of Suwanee, graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. He is a 2002 graduate of Collins Hill High School in Suwanee.

Navy Reserve Seaman Recruit Young H. Lee, son of Song and Yoo Lee of Buford, graduated from basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. Lee is a 2006 graduate of Peachtree Ridge High School in Suwanee.

Army Pvt. Davina M. Sharp, daughter of Lissette Williams of Snellville, graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. Sharp is a 2007 graduate of South Gwinnett High School.

Air Force Airman 1st Class David M. Bond, son of John and Sharon Bond of Snellville, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. Bond is a 2002 graduate of Brookwood High School in Snellville.

Air Force Airman Logan K. Kibler, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Forice Base in San Antonio. He is the son of Teresa Garrett of Lawrenceville and is a 2007 graduate of Faith Christian Academy in Loganville.

Air Force Airman Dwight S. Blair, son of Marveline Blair of Suwanee, graduated from basic militar training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. He is a 2003 graduate of North Gwinnett High School in Suwanee.

Navy Ensign Brett A. MacLaren, son of Lynn Mann of Lawrenceville, completed the Navy Nuclear Power Training Unit course at Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Goose Creek, S.C.

Navy Seaman Payton J. Brantley, son of Paula White of Suwanee, graduated from U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

Navy Seaman Recruit Vincent Opoku, son of Comfort Owusuaa of Norcross, completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. He is a 2007 graduate of Norcross High School.

Army Pvt. Joseph A. Abarno, son of Joseph Abarno of Lawrenceville, graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

Marine Corps Sgt. Garry Zhou, son of Fay F. Lim and Guo W. Zhou of Norcross, recently reported for duty with Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron One, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing in Okinawa, Japan. He is a 2007 graduate of Meadowcreek High School in Norcross.

Michael J. Kim, son of Myong C. and Chan E. Kim of Snellville, has received an Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) scholarship for three years to attend the ROTC program at the Virginia Military Institute, Lexington. Kim is a 2005 graduate of Brookwood High School.

Army Pfc. Lucan A. Logan, son of Irene Shewchuk of Illinois, graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning in Columbus.

Air Force Airman Melanie M. Walker, daughter of Chrisna Jones of Ellenwood and George Walker of Norcross, has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. Walker is a 2007 graduate of Martin Luther King High School.

Army Pvt. Jessica C. Sennett, daughter of Karen Sennett of Winder and sister of Nena Williams of Buford, graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Sennett is a 2004 graduate of Dacula High School.