Air Force Col. Phillip B. Barks has graduated from the National Defense University's Joint Advanced Warfighting School and earned a master's degree in Joint Campaign Planning. He has served in the military for 20 years. He is the son of William and Julie Barks of Norcross.

2nd Lt. John E. Poulnot will be deploying to a field operation base in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He is a 2008 honor graduate of Georgia Tech and a 2004 graduate of Brookwood High School. Poulnot is the son of Bob and Donna Poulnot of Snellville.

Navy Seaman Recruit Alexander J. Rodriguez recently completed U.S. Navy Basic Training at Recruit Training Command, Ill. Rodriguez is a 2009 graduate of Pheonix High School. He is the son of Hector B. Rodriguez of Dacula.

Navy Reserve Seaman Brian D. Runger recently completed U.S. Navy Basic Training at Recruit Training Command, Ill. He is the brother of Amy Staley of Flowery Branch.

Army Pvt. Eric T. Draper has graduaed from basic combat training in S.C. Draper is a 2008 graduate of North Gwinnett High School. He is the son of Tom Draper of Suwanee and of Lori Draper of Buford.

Air Force Airman Ashley M. Korb has graduated from the Communications-Computer Systems Operations Apprentice Course in Miss. She is a 2006 graduate of Brookwood High School. Korb is the daughter of Nam Hui Lee of Snellville.

Army Reserve Pvt. Frank E. Bebbs III has graduated from basic combat training in Ky. He is the son of Frank E. Bebbs Jr. of Lawrenceville.

Coast Guard Seaman Jari A. Pekkalainen recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in N.J. He is the son of Mikka K and Lauri J. Pekkalainen of Lawrenceville and a 2009 graduate of Berkmar High School.

Coast Guard Seaman Tristen E. Walters recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in N.J. She is the daughter of Debra N. and Don M. Walters of Lawrenceville.

Coast Guard Seaman Apprentice Alina Orlenok recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in N.J. She is the daughter of Irina and Dillard H. Hughes of Lawrenceville. She is a 2009 graduate of Collins Hill High School.

Air Force Airman Michael J. Binks Jr. graduated from basic military training in Texas. He is the son of Barbara Binks of Suwanee and a 2006 graduate of Collins Hill High School.

Army Reserve Pfc. Seth T. Moulton has graduated from basic combat training in Okla. He is the son of Tracy Freeland of Snellville.

Army Pvt. Corey P. Wallace has graduated from One Station Unit Training at the U.S. Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Columbus. Wallace is a 2008 graduate of Central Gwinnett High School and the son of Lori Cronin of Lawrenceville.

Army Reserve Pfc. Kishama M. Waite has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. She is the daughter of Timotheia Aurelien of Orlando, Fla., and the niece of Martha Godfrey of Lawrenceville. She is a 2009 graduate of Jones High School in Orlando, Fla.

Navy Seaman Recruit Kevin J. Ijeh recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. He is a 2007 graduate of Heritage High School of Conyers.

Navy Seaman Apprentice Lisa N. Gibbs recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. She is a 2002 graduate of Dacula High School of Dacula.

Navy Seaman Recruit Emily P. Mason recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. She is the daughter of Michelle R. and Timothy E. Mason of Buford. She is a 2009 graduate of Mill Creek High School of Hoschton.

Army National Guard Pvt. Kenneth T. Moreman has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, S.C. He is the son of Staretha Cooper of Snellville and is a 2008 graduate of Grayson High School.

Army Spec. Abdulah Mujaddidi has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, S.C. He is the son of Makai Mujaddidi of Lawrenceville and the nephew of Naima Safi of Lawrenceville.

Navy Seaman Kirby R. Reid has completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Ill. She is the daughter of Jean F. and David K. Reid of Suwanee and is a 2004 graduate of North Gwinnett High School.

Navy Seaman Recruit Sterling B. Duncan has completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Ill. She is the daughter of Tamatha G. Barbour of Lawrenceville and Robert J. Barbour of Grayson and is a 2008 graduate of Faith Christian Academy of Loganville.

Air Force Airman Bradley T. Hays has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. He is the son of Thomas and Elissa Hays of Lawrenceville.

Coast Guard Seaman Amber J. Johnson has graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center, N.J. Shirley B. Egana of Loganville is her former guardian.

Navy Airman Apprentice Carl B. Winchester II has recently reported for duty aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Ronald Reagan, homeported in San Diego. He is the son of Josette Rutland-Burrus of Lithonia.

Army National Guard Sgt. Hieu T. Huynh has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. She is a 1995 graduate of Meadowcreek High School and a 1999 graduate from Piedmont College with a bachelor's degree. She is the daughter of Bon Huynh of Lawrenceville.

Army National Guard Pvt. Dwayne J. Simpson has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is the brother of Yanique Brown of Lawrenceville.

Navy Seaman Recruit Sterling B. Duncan recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. She is a 2008 graduate of Faith Christian Academy of Loganville. Duncan is the daughter of Tamantha Barbour of Lawrenceville and Robert Barbour of Grayson.

Navy Seaman Tracy S. McAllister recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. He is a 2005 graduate of Collins Hill High School of Lawrenceville. He is the son of Andrea McCue of Lawrenceville.

Caitlyn N. French has graduated from the Army ROTC Leader Development and Assessment Course at Fort Lewis in Tacoma, Wash. She is a 2005 graduate of North Gwinnett High School and a student at North Georgia College and State University. She is the daughter of John W. and Susan French of Buford.

Army National Guard Pfc. Tommy M. Dunn has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. He is a 2003 graduate of Collins Hill High School. Tommy is the son of Sherri McRae of Lawrenceville.

Jonathan Lo graduated from the Army ROTC Leader Development and Assessment Course at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash. The cadet is a 2004 graduate of Grayson High School of Loganville and a student at the University of San Francisco, Calif. He is the son of Kristi W. Chai of Snellville.

Air Force Reserve Airman Jasmine B. Hutchison graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. Hutchison is a 2009 graduate of Norcross High School. She is the daughter of Gladys Hutchison of Norcross.

Coast Guard Seaman Recruit William C. Gentry recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in Cape May, N.J. He is a 2008 graduate of Faith Academy in Loganville.

Army National Guard Spec. Oluwagbemi M. Shorunke has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is a 2009 graduate of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va., where he received a bachelor's degree. He is the son of Samuel Shorunke of Lawrenceville.

Air Force Airman Fanchon J. Staples graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. She is a 2007 graduate of Peachtree Ridge High School. Staples is the daughter of Sharon Dixon of Lilburn.

Cadet Christopher Pawlik completed cadet basic training at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y. He graduated from Collins Hill High School and attended Marion Military Institute of Marion, Ala. He is the son of Brian and Dawn Pawlik of Lawrenceville.

Coast Guard Seaman Kelly M. Sowers recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in Cape May, N.J. She is a 2000 graduate of Mount Zion High School in Jonesboro and a 2007 graduate of Piedmont College, where she received a bachelor's degree. She is the daughter of Diane and Bill G. Sowers of Winder.

Air Force Airman Ryan M. Buaman graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. He is a 2004 graduate of Brookwood High School. Buaman is the son of Judy and Jeff Buaman of Buford.

Air Force Airman Christopher B. Bibikan graduated from basic military training at Lackland Airforce in San Antonio. He is a 2000 graduate of Berkmar High School. Bibikan is the son of Mike Bibikan of Lawrenceville.

Army Reserve Pvt. Jeremy M. Meister-Gronau has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla. He is a 2008 graduate of North Gwinnett High School. Meister-Gronau is the son of Greg Gronau of Suwanee.

Paul J. Bloomer graduated from the Army ROTC Leader Development and Assessment Course at Fort Lewis in Washington. He is a student at North Georgia College State and University. Bloomer is the son of Tim A. and Debra M. Bloomer of Grayson.

Army National Guard Andrew O. Stephens has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning in Columbus. He is a 2007 graduate of Parkview High School. Stephens is the son of Robert and Debbie Stephens of Lilburn.