MILITARY — Pfc. Craig A. Hovarter

Pfc. Craig A. Hovarter

Hovarter graduates from Marine Corps boot camp Pfc. Craig A. Hovarter, 23, of Rockford graduated from the United States Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) San Diego on July 29, 2011. He successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training at MCRD San Diego as one of 48 recruits in Training Platoon 1007. While in basic […]

Babcock completes basic training

SPC Elizabeth Babcock

SPC Elizabeth Babcock graduated from basic combat training Bravo Company 1-40th Field Artillery Fort Sill, Okla. on July 29, 2011. She will now attend combat medic training at Fort Sam, Houston, Texas and 68K training as a medical laboratory technologist at the same location. SPC Babcock is a Rockford resident and proud mother of Bryce […]

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Williams to compete in military skills competition Army Cadet Rambi K. Williams is a member of one of only eight teams throughout the U.S. Army Cadet Command to compete in this year’s Sandhurst Military Skills Competition at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y. The military skills competition includes cadets from selected ROTC detachments as […]

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MN-Burgess

Burgess graduates from basic training Burgess third generation to serve in Army Army PFC Adam D. Burgess graduated basic combat training at Fort Jackson, S.C., on February 24, 2011. During basic training this soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training in drill, Army history, core values and tradition, military courtesy, military justice, […]

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Van Splunter completes One Station Unit Training Army National Guard Pfc. Conner C. Van Splunter has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo., which included basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT). During basic military training, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons qualification, map reading, […]