Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Military news

South Pinellas military grads, training

Share your milestones and achievements: To request a form, please call (727) 893-8215. Forms must be returned to Achievements, c/o City Desk, St. Petersburg Times, P.O. Box 1121, St. Petersburg, FL 33731-1121.

Air Force Reserve Airman Oliver S. Clegg, son of Erin Clegg of Pinellas Park, has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

Air Force Airman Colin J. Pappas, son of John and Julie Pappas of St. Petersburg, has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Pappas is a 2009 graduate of St. Petersburg High School.

Navy Seaman Recruit Diana M. Rodriguez, granddaughter of Diana B. Cordero and Fidias Rodriguez of St. Petersburg, has graduated from U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. Rodriguez is a 2007 graduate of Lakewood High School.

Navy Seaman Apprentice Richard E. Vasil, son of Dolores L. and Richard E. Vasil of St. Petersburg, recently reported for duty aboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Essex, whose home port is San Diego. Vasil is a 2009 graduate of St. Petersburg High School and joined the Navy in March 2011.

Navy Seaman Recruit David M. McClintock and fellow crew members aboard the amphibious transport dock USS New Orleans, whose home port is San Diego, recently departed Naval Base Point Loma. He is a 2009 graduate of Seminole High School.

Navy Lt. j.g. Timothy E. Gressett, son of Timothy C. Gressett of Treasure Island, and fellow crew members aboard the amphibious transport dock USS New Orleans, whose home port is San Diego, recently departed Naval Base Point Loma. Gressett is a 2003 graduate of Admiral Farragut Academy.

Navy Seaman Apprentice Maurice T. Cicmanec was recently promoted to his current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. Cicmanec received the early promotion for outstanding performance during all phases of the training cycle. He is a 2010 graduate of Osceola High School.

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Dana L. White, son of Judyth Brenzel of St. Petersburg, has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Michael F. Seery, son of Thomas and Lori Seery of Largo, has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Seery is a 2004 graduate of Largo High School.

South Pinellas military grads, training 08/16/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 16, 2011 4:30am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. 'Empire' star Grace Byers keynotes USF Women in Leadership & Philanthropy luncheon

    Human Interest

    BY AMY SCHERZER

    TAMPA — The first University of South Florida graduate to address the USF's Women in Leadership & Philanthropy supporters, Grace Gealey Byers, class of 2006, centered her speech on her first name, turning it into a verb to share life lessons.

    Grace Byers, University of South Florida Class of 2006, stars on the Fox television show Empire. She delivered the keynote at the USF Women in Leadership and Philanthropy luncheon Friday. Photo by Amy Scherzer
  2. Southeast Seminole Heights holds candlelight vigil for victims' families and each other

    News

    TAMPA — They came together in solidarity in Southeast Seminole Heights, to sustain three families in their grief and to confront fear, at a candlelight vigil held Sunday night in the central Tampa neighborhood.

    A peaceful march that began on east New Orleans Avenue was held during the candlelight vigil for the three victims who were killed in the recent shootings in the Seminole Heights neighborhood in Tampa on Sunday, October 22, 2017.
  3. It's not just Puerto Rico: FEMA bogs down in Florida, Texas too

    HOUSTON — Outside Rachel Roberts' house, a skeleton sits on a chair next to the driveway, a skeleton child on its lap, an empty cup in its hand and a sign at its feet that reads "Waiting on FEMA."

    Ernestino Leon sits among the debris removed from his family’s flood-damaged Bonita Springs home on Oct. 11. He has waited five weeks for FEMA to provide $10,000 to repair the home.
  4. McConnell says he's awaiting Trump guidance on health care

    STERLING, Va. — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Sunday he's willing to bring bipartisan health care legislation to the floor if President Donald Trump makes clear he supports it.

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he’s “not certain yet” on what Trump wants.
  5. Tampa's Lance McCullers shows killer instinct in pitching Astros to World Series

    Ml

    HOUSTON — It felt like the beginning on Saturday night at Minute Maid Park, the arrival of a new force on the World Series stage. The Astros are back, for the first time in a dozen years, and they want to stay a while.

    Houston Astros starting pitcher Lance McCullers (43) throwing in the fifth inning of the game between the Houston Astros and the Tampa Bay Rays in Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. on Sunday, July 12, 2015.