Navy Seaman Recruit Brittany Y. Taylor, the daughter of Brenda J. Taylor of Lithonia and Robert Taylor Jr. of Atlanta, completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. Taylor is a 2004 graduate of Siatech Charter High School in Atlanta.

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Trace F. Henderson, a 2007 graduate of South Forsyth High School, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. He is the son of Melvyn and Nikki Henderson of Suwanee.

Army Reserve Pfc. Amanda D. Hyde, the daughter of Kathy Waddell of Buford, graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. She is a 2008 graduate of North Forsyth High School.

Army Pvt. Leudmilla Sanders, the daughter of Lucienne Jolicoeur-Louis of Lawrenceville, graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. Sanders is a 2005 graduate of Dacula High School.

Army Pvt. Brenda Lora graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. Lora is the sister of Samantha Morillo of Lawrenceville.

Air Force Airman Nathan J. Lascek graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. Lascek, a 2005 graduate of South Gwinnett High School, is the son of Diane Hoffman of Dacula and T.J. Lascek of Snellville.

Army Pfc. John A. Chapel graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla. He is the son of Harold Chapel of Dacula and a 1985 graduate of Towers High School.

Air Force Airman Chad C. Taylor, a 2003 graduate of Central Gwinnett High School, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. He is the son of Ron Taylor of Snellville and Tracey Taylor of Duluth.