Returning to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom: Army Capt. Adam W. Jones. son of David Jones of Monroeville and a 2001 graduate of Gateway Senior High School; Army 2nd Lt. Bradley D. Praskach, son of Dean Praskach of Wexford and a 2007 graduate of North Allegheny High School; and Army 2nd Lt. Bradley D. Praskach, son of Dean Praskach of Wexford and a 2007 graduate of North Allegheny High School.
Completing U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.: Navy Seaman John J. Harris, son of Jacqueline M. Harris of Pittsburgh and a 1997 graduate of Oliver High School; Navy Seaman Recruit Joel Sekerski, son of Valerie Sekerski of Pittsburgh and Charles Sekerski of Pittsburgh and a 2008 graduate of Schenley High School; and Navy Seaman Recruit Michael A. Skiffington, son of Diane R. Radeshak of McKeesport and Michael L. Skiffington of Greensburg and a 2012 graduate of McKeesport Area High School.
Graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C. are: Marine Corps Pvt. Stanley Pham, son of Phuong Pham of Pittsburgh and a 2012 graduate of Pittsburgh Taylor Allderdice High School; Marine Corps Pvt. Deborah O. Hidalgo, daughter of Lilliana F. Hidalgo of Millbrae, Calif. and Lalo Hidalgo, of Pittsburgh and 2012 graduate of Mills High School of Millbrae, Calif.; and Marine Corps Pvt. Cheyenne S. Fehl-Rumpf, daughter of Linda and David Rumpf of Pittsburgh and a 2012 graduate of John A. Brashear High School.
Graduating from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio: Air Force Airman Darren A. Gouin, son of Paul and Rosemarie Gouin of Washington and a 2012 graduate of Washington High School; Air Force Airman Joshua L. Dobrowski, son of Dawn and Lance Dobrowski of Canonsburg and a 2012 graduate of Canon-McMilian High School; Air Force Airman Erica R. Sardon, daughter of Cindy Sardon of Pittsburgh and a 2012 graduate of North Allegheny High School; and Air Force Airman Matthew S. Gogal, son of Heather and Thomas Gogal of Pittsburgh and a 2012 graduate of North Hills Senior High School.
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