Air Force Airman Charles R. Hess, son of Rebecca E. and Rick A. Hess of Greencastle, Pa., graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Army Pvt. Matthew A. Newcomer, son of Harold F. and Diane M. Newcomer of Greencastle, Pa., was named 4th Training Brigade soldier of the week for the week of Nov. 13-19, 1997.
Newcomer is assigned to the 187th Ordnance Battalion at Fort Jackson, Columbus, S.C., and is a 1997 graduate of Greencastle-Antrim High School.
David L. Baker, son of Cela M. Baker of State Line, Pa., and Terry L. Baker of Chambersburg, Pa., joined the U.S. Army under the Delayed Entry Program at U.S. Army Recruiting Station, Chambersburg.