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Completion of training

Navy Airman Recruit Peter B. Mucerino, a 1991 graduate of Lakewood High School, recently completed the Aviation Hydraulics Maintenance Course at the Naval Air Technical Training Center, Naval Air Station, Memphis, Tenn.

Army Capt. David L. Prior, son of James A. Prior of St. Petersburg Beach and Jane E. Prior of Scarsdale, N.Y., recently completed a 23-week Special Forces Detachment Officer Qualification Course at Fort Bragg, N.C. Prior is a 1980 graduate of Boca Ciega High School.

The following recently completed military basic training:

Army Pvt. David J. Boyle, son of David Boyle of St. Petersburg.

Army Reserve Pfc. Scott A. Donovan, son of Terry M. Donovan of St. Petersburg and Alexandra Peterson of Largo. He is a 1983 graduate of St. Petersburg Christian High School.

Air Force Airman Stacy M. French, daughter of Faith E. Weakley of North Redington Beach. She is a 1991 graduate of Seminole High School.

Marine Pvt. Shedrick C. Johnson, son of Thomas and Mary Johnson of St. Petersburg. He is a 1991 graduate of Northeast High School.

Army Pvt. Kenneth K. Mays Jr., son of Georgia L. Brown of St. Petersburg and Kenneth Mays of Palmetto. He is a 1991 graduate of Boca Ciega High School.

Army Pvt. Nikki White, daughter of Debra L. and Johnnie L. Smith of St. Petersburg. She is a 1991 graduate of Gibbs High School.


Air Force Reserve Airman Michael S. Gaskill, son of Beverly A. Kirrehharr of Marianna and James P. Gaskill of St. Petersburg, has graduated from the aircraft fuel systems mechanic course at Chanute Air Force Base, Ill.

Air Force Master Sgt. John B. Herman, son of Bonita Herman of St. Petersburg, has graduated from the U.S. Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) Academy at Gunter Air Force Base, Montgomery, Ala. He is a tactical aircraft superintendent at Hill Air Force Base, Ogden, Utah.

Air Force Tech. Sgt. Earnest L. Jones Jr., son of Mary L. Jones and Earnest L. Jones, both of St. Petersburg, has graduated from an Air Force major command non-commissioned officer academy, having received advanced military leadership and management training. Jones is a flight kitchen supervisor at Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal. He is a 1976 graduate of Northeast High School.

Army Pvt. Lori A. Lovasco, daughter of Pamela A. Nolan of Danvers, Mass., and Cario A. Lovasco of St. Petersburg, has graduated from the materiel control and accounting specialist course at Fort Lee, Petersburg, Va.

Air Force Airman Craig A. Neri, son of Michael L. Neri of Seminole, has graduated from the electronic computer and switching systems course at Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi, Miss. He is a 1989 graduate of Gibbs High School.

Military News is published in Wednesday's City Times. Entries include military personnel from St. Petersburg, Pinellas Park, Gulfport, Kenneth City, South Pasadena and the Gulf beaches. Information may be submitted to Darrell Cutshall, St. Petersburg Times, P.O. Box 1121, St. Petersburg 33731. Please include return address.