Navy Reserve Petty Officer 2nd Class Erika M. Woods, daughter of Ronald M. Lott of Buford, recently departed from Williamsburg, Va., for Kuwait in support of Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom. She is a 1994 graduate of Buford High School.

Marine Corps Pvt. Tyler D. Peterman, son of Leisa McCoy of Loganville and Kent Peterman of Snellville, recently completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps Pvt. Adam G. Davidson, son of Diane and William Davidson of Duluth, recently completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps Pvt. Joshua S. Bishop, son of Tanya Wilson of Buford and Robert Bishop of Taylorsville, recently completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island, S.C.

Army Pvt. Ryann Diaz had graduated from the Fire Support Specialist Advanced Individual Training Course at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla. He is the son of Marvin and Jannette Lopez of Lawrenceville. Diaz is a 2007 graduate of Central Gwinnett High School.

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Sade L. Douglas graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force base in San Antonio. She is the daughter of Bernice Royce of Snellville and sister of Latoya Douglas of Hyde Park, Mass. Douglas is a 2004 graduate of Trinity Catholic High School.

Air Force Airman Nathaniel R. Mills graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force base in San Antonio. He is the son of Darrell A. Mills Sr. of Norcross. Mills is a 2008 graduate of Douglas County High School.

Army Spec. Kurt B. Brown has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training in Columbus. Brown is the son of Hugh and Marjorie Brown of Snellville.

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Jared L. Velazquez recently was deployed to the Mediterranean and Middle East. He is the son of Leslie S. and Louis Velazquez of Winder. Velazquez is a 2004 graduate of Winder-Barrow High School.

Air Force Airman Justen T. Frazier graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. He is the son of Lamar Frazier of Lilburn and Sandie Frazier of Lithia Springs.