Monday, April 23, 2018
News Roundup

Army Command Sgt. Maj. Roger B. Schulz of Largo retires after 37 years of service

Command Sgt. Maj. Roger B. Schulz of Largo finished his command and military career with a salute. The Army Reserve Medical Command held a Change of Command and a Change of Responsibility Ceremony at the C.W. Bill Young Armed Forces Reserve Center on Sept. 23. Schulz received several awards during the ceremony: a Presidential Letter from Barack Obama, a Congressional Record presented on behalf of Rep. Young and a Certificate of Retirement for his 37 years of service.

Marine Corps Pvt. Christopher A. Oliver, son of Jeffery N. Oliver of St. Petersburg, has earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.

Navy Seaman Apprentice Chris Santos, son of Ana and Gregorio S. Santos of Largo, has completed basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. Santos is a 2010 graduate of St. Petersburg Catholic High School.

Army Pvt. Daniel N. Brockstedt, son of Kelly and Donald Brockstedt of St. Petersburg, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is a 2010 graduate of St. Petersburg High School.

Army Spec. Bryttany L. Gant, daughter of Sybyl Gant and Bernard Gant of St. Petersburg, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. She is a 2005 graduate of Dixie Hollins High School.

Army Pfc. Daulton J. Miller, son of Judy and Christopher Miller of North Redington Beach, has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. He is a 2011 graduate of Boca Ciega High School.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Christopher D. Owens, son of Robert Owens of St. Petersburg and Dana Becoate of Homestead, Pa., has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

Air Force Airman Angela G. Guilbert, daughter of Jan and Mario Guilbert of St. Petersburg, has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. She is a 2010 graduate of Gibbs High School.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Karla P. Orduna, daughter of Lilia Reinah-Dinger and stepdaughter of David Dinger of Largo, has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. She is a 2002 graduate of Lakewood High School and a 2010 graduate of the University of South Florida.

Air Force Airman Ryan A. Mars, son of Jeffery Mars of St. Petersburg, has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is a 2011 graduate of Osceola High School.

Army National Guard Pvt. Ronalde D. Jenkins, son of Sandra Stephens and grandson of Lucinda Rich of St. Petersburg, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is a 2008 graduate of Boca Ciega High School.

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