Army Pvt. Johnathon R. Bennett graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Carol Kennedy of Lawrenceville.

Air Force Airman Royal J. Minnis graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. He is the brother of Roydonna Minnis of Cuthbert and Marco Galle of Lawrenceville. He is a 2007 graduate of Peachtree Ridge High School.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Marquita J. Polhill graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. She is the daughter of Denise Polhill of Hagerstown, Md., and Lonnie Polhill of Lawrenceville. She is a 2002 graduate of Waynesboro Area High School in Pennsylvania and received an associate degree from Hagerstown Community College in 2005.

Airforce Airman Paige Baker graduated from Air Force military basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. She received a marksmanship ribbon for her performance shooting the 9mm pistol. She is the daughter of Howard and Berly Baker of Cumming and Renee and Mike Woodall of Buford. She is a 2007 graduate of Mill Creek High School.

Army Specialist Paul W. Haskell, son of Wesley Haskell of Lilburn, graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning in Columbus. The training consists of basic infantry training and advanced individual training. He is a 2004 graduate of Parkview High School and a 2008 graduate of Georgia College and State University.

Navy Seaman Recruit Jennifer A. Tagoe completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. She is a 2003 graduate of Northview High School in Duluth.

Navy Seaman Brandon R. Hale completed U.S. Navy basic training and was promoted to his current rank at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. He is the son of Cynthia L. Schwartz of Bradenton, Fla., and Curtis Hale of Snellville.

Navy Seaman Recruit Evan D. Baylis completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Fla. He is the son of Audrey M. Watson of Lawrenceville and Eric D. Baylis of Albany. He is a 2008 graduate of Westover High School in Albany.

Air Force Airman Darien J. Booker graduated from military basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. He is the son of Doristine Booker of Lawrenceville and brother of Dwayne Booker II of Atlanta. He is a 2008 graduate of Collins Hill High School.

Army Pvt. Lester L. Moultrie graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Cynthia Moultrie of Duluth and a 2005 graduate of North Springs High School in Atlanta.

Army Pvt. Stephen R. O'Neal has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus. He is the son of Vanessa and Fred O'Neal of Snellville and is a 2007 graduate of Faith Academy in Loganville.

Navy Seaman Cornelius D. Tolbert and more than 7,500 soldiers of the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike group relieved the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group and launched its first aircraft sorties in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. He is the son of Ursula Genene of Austell and Curtis D. Tolbert of Dacula.

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Ferlissia M. Hunnicutt and more than 7,500 soldiers of the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike group relieved the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group and launched its first aircraft sorties in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. She is the daughter of Lisa Bush of Norcross and Ferris Page of Erie, Pa.