Military Briefs for March 8

  • Thursday, March 7, 2013

Scottish American Military Society
Saturday, Mar. 9 • 9 a.m.
The Scottish American Military society will meet for coffee and doughnuts. The business meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. If you are a prior military of active duty, reserves, we would like to meet with you. Coast Guard is also included. You need to be of Scottish Heritage. Among the objectives of the group are to honor, preserve promote and perpetuate the proud tradition of American military service with particular emphasis on the military contributions of those of Scottish origins, to support and promote a strong national military establishment; to perpetuate traditions, values, qualities and attitudes from the Scottish American past; to preserve and foster Scottish-American heritage; and to preserve and promote Scottish and American Armed Forces customs. By supporting education, forums on history and genealogy, student awards, Highland Gatherings; charitable contributions and fraternal gatherings for members.
Information: S-A-M-S.org
Location: VFW Post 3433, Bell Wright Road, Summerville


Brown graduates from basic combat training
Army Spec. Courtney R. Brown has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.
Brown is the daughter of Pamela Brown of Bacons Bridge Road, Summerville, and granddaughter of Mitchell Brown of Finch Street, Ladson.
She is a 2007 graduate of Fort Dorchester High School, North Charleston.  She received a bachelor's degree in 2011 from Benedict College, Columbia.
 
Cole graduates from basic combat training
Army Pvt. Abigail N. Cole has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.
Cole is the daughter of Kenneth Cole of Birkenhead Drive, Charleston, and Lisa Cole of Rosa Street, Summerville.
She is a 2012 graduate of Summerville High School.
 
Grant graduates from basic military training
Air Force Airman 1st Class Auriel L. Grant graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Grant is the daughter of Robin Grant of Eagle Ridge Road, Summerville.
She is a 2010 graduate of Fort Dorchester High School, North Charleston.
 
 
Hayes graduates from basic combat training
Army Pvt. DeAngelo L. Hayes has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.
Hayes is the son of Tracy Pringle of Garden Court, Ridgeville.
He is a 2012 graduate of Cross High School.
 
Lehner graduates from basic military training
Air Force Airman 1st Class Taryn A. Lehner graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Lehner is the daughter of Todd Lehner of Chessington Circle, Summerville.
She is a 2009 graduate of Fort Dorchester High School, North Charleston.
 
 
Weede graduates from basic combat training
Army Reserve Pvt. Andy J. Weede has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.
Weede is the son of Jennifer Ratliff of Mill Wheel Road, Morristown, Tenn., and grandson of Linda Phillips of Old Whitt Road, White Pine, Tenn.
He is a 2011 graduate of Ashley Ridge High School, Summerville, S.C.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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