Army National Guard Pvt. David J. Kerns, son of Diana Stevens of Hancock, graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Kerns is a 2007 graduate of Hancock High School.
Air Force Airman Jason M. Shew, son of Greg Shew of Chambersburg, Pa., and Melissa Eiker of Cascade, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio.
Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Shew is a 2010 graduate of Chambersburg Area Senior High School.
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Brad L. Kidd, son of Lisa Baker of Thurmont, Md., is currently deployed. Kidd along with fellow sailors and Marines aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) commemorated the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Midway with a ceremony, a fitting tribute given the ship’s close ties to the battle.
Kidd is a 2007 graduate of Catoctin High School in Thurmont, and joined the Navy in October 2009.
Navy Ensign Mark D. Dodson, a 2006 graduate of Martinsburg High School, Martinsburg, W.Va., recently received his commission as a naval officer after completing Officer Candidate School at Officer Training Command, Newport, R. I.
Marine Corps Pfc. Daniel C. Herrera, son of Hope E. and Merle Q. Jackson of Mount Airy, Md., recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.
Marine Corps Pvt. Garald M. John, son of Susan L. and George M. John of Mount Airy, Md., recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.