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February 15, 2009

The following Army National Guard members participated in the 56th presidential inauguration Jan. 20 as part of the largest ever contingent of guard members to serve in Washington, D.C.:

o Army National Guard Spec. Russel B. Donium.

Donium, a combat medic with five years of military service, is a member of the 1st Battalion, 175th Infantry Regiment based in Dundalk, Md.

His wife, Kandi, is the daughter of Richard and Teresa Barnes of Funks-town.

Donium graduated in 1998 from North Hagerstown High School.

o Army National Guard Pfc. Christopher M. Orsini, son of Steve M. Orsini of Adamstown, Md., and Amy R. Orsini of Hagerstown.

More than 7,000 Army and Air National Guard members from 31 states and territories provided the 2009 Presidential Inauguration with military working dogs, consequence management planning, and ceremonial, logistics, and medical support through the Armed Forces Inaugural Committee. National Guard members also assisted local authorities with crowd management, traffic control and emergency services operations.

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The Armed Forces Inaugural Committee is established every four years by the Secretary of Defense as a joint service organization to coordinate military ceremonial participation and support inaugural events.

Orsini, a food service specialist, is a member of the 729th Brigade Support Battalion based in Pikesville, Md. The guard member has served in the military for two years.

Orsini graduated in 2006 from Smithsburg High School.

o Army National Guard Spec. David A. Campbell, son of David A. Campbell Sr. of Mount Airy, Md.

Campbell is a member of the 1st Battalion, 175th Infantry Regiment based in Frederick, Md. The guard member has served in the military for four years.

Campbell is a 1998 graduate of Linganore High School.

o Army National Guard Sgt. Steven C. Hartman, son of Jenny Hartman of New Market, Md.

Hartman, an infantryman, is a member of the 1st Battalion, 175th Infantry Regiment based in Frederick, Md. The guard member has served in the military for seven years.

Hartman, graduated in 2000 from Linganore High School and received a bachelor's degree in 2005 from York College of Pennsylvania.

o Army National Guard Spec. Jeffrey L. Reid, son of Donald L. Reid of Boonsboro.

Reid, a quartermaster and chemical equipment repairman with three years of military service, is a member of the 729th Brigade Support Battalion based in Hagerstown.

His wife, Tammy, is the daughter of Ulanda Y. Wold of Clear Spring.

Reid graduated in 1988 from Boonsboro High School.

o Army National Guard Spec. Phillip D. Moats, son of William D. Moats of Boonsboro, and Gail L. Jarvis (Cupp) of Hagerstown.

Moats, an indirect fire infantryman, is a member of the 1st Battalion, 175th Infantry Regiment based in Frederick, Md.

The guard member has served in the military for more than two years.

Moats is a 2004 graduate of Williamsport High School.

o Army National Guard Pfc. David H. Fogle, son of Mark A. and Sandra L. Fogle of Frederick, Md.

Fogle, an infantryman, is a member of the 1st Battalion, 175th Infantry Regiment based in Frederick, Md.

The guard member has served in the military for four years.

Fogle is a 2005 Frederick High School graduate.

o Army National Guard Sgt. Judy E. Tillman.

Tillman, an information technology specialist with 11 years of military service, is a member of the 729th Brigade Support Battalion based in Hagerstown.

She is the sister of Alishia A. Tillman of Seattle, Wash., and granddaughter of Betty Roberts of Mount Airy, Md.

Tillman received an associate degree in 2004 from Frederick (Md.) Community College.

o Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Earl D. Scoggins, nephew of Sara Covell of Frederick.

Scoggins, a fuel section squad leader with seven years of military service, is a member of the 729th Brigade Support Battalion based in Reisterstown, Md.

His wife, Sherry, is the daughter of Douglas Clowers of Church Lane, Middletown, Md.

Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Kenneth F. Keyser, son of Maulsby A. and Betty J. Keyser of Myersville, Md.

Keyser, a dining and mess hall sergeant with 28 years of military service, is a member of the 729th Brigade Support Battalion based in Hagerstown.

Keyser attended Middletown (Md.) High School.

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