July 13, 2006
Pvt. Derek M. Hutzel, son of Ronnie and Cindy Butts of Hagerstown, enlisted in the U.S. Army in January 2006 and graduated May 25 from basic training and advanced individual training for field artillery at Fort Sill, Okla. Hutzel, a 2005 graduate of South Hagerstown High School, is stationed at Fort Benning, Ga. Marine Corps Pvt. Kenneth P. Wilkins II completed his basic training at Parris Island, S.C., on May 19 and later completed Marine combat training at Jacksonville, N.C. Wilkins, a 2005 graduate of North Hagerstown High School, is enrolled in the Marine Corps Communication-Electronics School in Twentynine Palms, Calif.
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.
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.
August 2, 2002
email@example.com Darren P. Vogt graduated from Smithsburg High School in June 2000. He enlisted in the United States Army the following fall - well before Sept. 11, 2001. It was a decision made in peacetime, the decision of a guy who wasn't sure what he wanted to do with his life. Vogt thought military service would provide an opportunity to focus and to earn some money for college. Vogt signed up with the 187th Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division. Based at Fort Campbell, Ky., the unit, Vogt says, was "motivated," and it was close to home.