Navy Seaman Apprentice Stephen P. Little, son of Mary D. Jeffares of Lilburn and Timothy C. Little of Collierville, Tenn., was recently promoted to his current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

Army Pvt. Tyson Reiss, son of Denise Barrell of Snellville and brother of Melissa Reiss of Atlanta, graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is a 2005 graduate of Shiloh High School in Snellville.

Army Reserve Pvt. Grayson S. Beaghan, son of Joanne Beaghan of Dacula and Ben Beaghan of Lawrenceville, graduated from Basic Combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. He is a 2008 graduate of Mill Creek High School in Hoschton.

Army Pfc. Jeffrey A. Prendergast, son of Leslie Daugherty of Grayson, graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus. He is a 2002 graduate of South Gwinnett High School and received a bachelor's degree from Georgia State University in 2007.

Navy Seaman Recruit Angelique A. McRae, daughter of Lorraine Cobbs-Parker of Buford and Omar Njie of Los Angeles recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. She is a 2004 graduate of North Gwinnett High School in Suwanee.

Marine Corps Cpl. Gregory D. Mann Jr., son of Donna and Gregory Mann of Loganville, recently returned from a seven-month deployment in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and the Global War on Terrorism.

Marine Corps Pfc. Justin T. Otting, son of V.D. Otting of Sugar Hill and Charles Cross of Sugar Hill, recently returned from a seven-month deployment in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and the Global War on Terrorism.

Navy Seaman David T. Murray, son of Kitti S. and Bill W. Murray of Lilburn, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. He is a 2002 graduate of Providence Christian Academy of Lilburn.

Navy Seaman Nathan D. Frasier, son of Mary Beth and Kevin J. Frasier of Lawrenceville, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. He is a 2006 graduate of Collins Hill High School in Suwanee.