Air Force Tech. Sgt. Richard A. Blake, son of Charles E. and Susan E. Blake of Crystal Falls Drive, Smithsburg, re-enlisted in the U.S. Air Force for four years after 11 years of military service.
Blake, a quality assurance inspector, is assigned to the 436th Airlift Wing, Dover Air Force Base, Del.
His wife, Sharon, is the daughter of Brinton and Jo Ellen Keeseman of Clear Spring.
He is a 1993 graduate of Smithsburg High School.
Navy Seaman Recruit Nichole M. McCardell, daughter of Valerie F. Sipes of Myersville, Md., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
McCardell is a 2003 graduate of Smithsburg High School.