Jonathan M. Gutierrez recently graduated from the Marine Corps Basic Combat Engineer Course at Marine Corps Engineer School, Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Gutierrez is a 2006 graduate of Seminole High School.
Coast Guard Seaman Apprentice Jerry A. Renfroe, brother of Mary A. Renfroe of St. Petersburg, recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in Cape May, N.J. Renfroe is a 2010 graduate of Coral Shores High School of Tavernier.
Navy Seaman Apprentice Scott P. Loyden, son of Susan E. and Shawn P. Loyden of St. Petersburg, was recently promoted to his current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. Loyden received the early promotion for outstanding performance during all phases of the training cycle. Training included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness. Loyden is a 2010 graduate of St. Petersburg High School.
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