PFC Paul Semko Jr. is serving with the 15th Engineering Battalion at Fort Lewis, Wash. He is the son of Mary Ferguson, Crystal River, and a 1990 graduate of Crystal River High School.Staff Sgt. Dennis P. Rocke has re-enlisted in the Air Force for 6 years. He is a staff radiologic technician at Hanscom Air Force Base, Bedford, Mass. Rocke is the son of Christopher L. and Georgianna D., Floral City. The sergeant is a 1980 graduate of Lee High School in Massachusetts.
The following military personnel have returned recently from the Middle East in support of Operation Desert Storm:
Navy Seaman Apprentice Eric S. Jarrell, son of Patsy J. Jarrell, Crystal River and Joe W. Hodges, Homosassa Springs, served aboard the tank landing ship USS Spartanburg, whose home port is the Naval Amphibious Base, Little Creek, Va. Jarrell is a 1989 graduate of Crystal River High School. He joined the Navy in January 1990.
Navy Seaman James W. Dyess, son of Alice Dyess, Dunnellon, served aboard the aircraft carrier USS America, whose home port is Norfolk, Va. Dyess is a 1989 graduate of Williston High School. He joined the Navy in August 1989.
Marine Cpl. Robert W. Osteen, son of Lloyd R. and Ada J. Osteen, Homosassa Springs, served with the 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Camp LeJeune, N.C. Osteen is a 1988 graduate of Lecanto High School. He joined the Marine Corps in June 1988.