August 8, 2009
John Fallon, son of Mike and Barbara Fallon, was recently promoted to major in the United States Marine Corps. He has been transferred from Yuma, Ariz., to Patuxent River Naval Air Station. Army National Guard Pvt. Jeremy D. Dozier, son of Teresa Keplinger of Williamsport, graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training. Dozier is a 2006 graduate of Heritage Academy in Hagerstown.
May 19, 2003
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. James A. Mills has been serving in and around Iraq since February. He is a member of the VMU-1 Special Unit. Upon return to the United States, he will be stationed at Twentynine Palms, Calif. where his wife, Christine, lives. A 1998 graduate of Clear Spring High School, he is the son of Shirley L. Mills of Hagerstown. U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Mark A. Wiley, 33, serves in Quality and Training Aircrew Life Support with the 436th Operations Support Squadron at Dover (Del.
July 6, 2004
firstname.lastname@example.org BOONSBORO - One member of a Boonsboro family left the U.S. Army after being injured last year in Iraq. Now, another family member has enlisted in the military. U.S. Army Spc. Mary Burral, 25, took medical retirement on May 23, 2004, exactly one year from the day she arrived at Walter Reed Army Medical Center for surgeries and treatment of injuries she received when the five-ton truck she was driving was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade, Mary Burral said Monday.
August 31, 2000
Chambersburg men assist in Bosnia CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Letterkenny Army Depot employees Ron Blansit and John Buterbaugh, both Chambersburg, Pa., residents, spent more than a month this spring working to support U.S. servicemen and women in Bosnia. Their mission was to perform modifications to the TOW Missile system mounted on the Bradley Fighting Vehicle. These modifications consist of a nearly complete teardown and reassembly of the armament control unit, software and hardware modifications to the missile guidance set, and a hardware modification to the Launcher along with optics adjustments to the sight assembly.