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Army Spec. Pete R. Sainz Jr., a Patriot crew member with the 3rd Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery at Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas, graduated from the Air Force noncommissioned officer academy. He is the son of Sharon C. Sain, Lutz, and is a 1997 graduate of Gaither High School, Tampa.

Airman 1st Class Maria S. Santos graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. She is the daughter of Lourdes Santos, Panama City, and sister of Edwin Santos, Tampa. She received an associate degree in 1995 from Gulf Coast College, Panama City.

Daniel H. Stahle joined the Army under the Delayed Entry Program and qualifies for a $7,000 enlistment bonus. He reports to Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. He is the son of Sandra S. Portalatin, Tampa.

Army 2nd Lt. Robert C. Stanton graduated from the Ranger training course at the Army Ranger School, Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. He is the son of Robert C. and Lil G. Stanton, Valrico. Stanton, a 1993 graduate of Brandon High School, received a a bachelor's degree in 2000 from the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.

Army Pfc. Elaine Terez graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. She is the daughter of Gloria E. Casillas, Tampa, and received a bachelor's degree in 2000 from Florida Metropolitan University, Tampa.

Airman Jarrod C. Trappe graduated from the supply management inventory apprentice course at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Deborah M. Rollo, Tampa, and is a 2000 graduate of Sickles High School, Tampa.

Air Force Senior Airman James A. Turberville has arrived for duty at Keflavik Naval Section, Reykjavik, Iceland. He is the son of Allen R. Turberville, Derby, Conn., and Theresa Wade, Odessa. He is a 1995 graduate of Derby High School, Connecticut.

Christopher F. Williams joined the Army under the Delayed Entry Program and reports to Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga., for basic training. He is the son of Jannet A. Hibbert, Tampa, and Pervis A. Williams, Williamsburg, Va. He is a 1995 graduate of Lafayette High School, Williamsburg.

Rhondal S. Wynn joined the Army under the Delayed Entry Program and reports to Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla., for basic training. He qualifies for a $5,000 enlistment bonus. He is the son of Laquessa R. Mcrea, Tampa, and is a 2000 graduate of Robinson Senior High School, Tampa.

Army Pvt. Janeen M. Arden graduated from basic training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. She is the granddaughter of Audrey Arden, Tampa, and the daughter of Linda Hall, Valrico. She is a 1991 graduate of Tampa Bay Technical High School, Tampa.

Army Pvt. Joseph M. Austin graduated from basic training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. He is the son of Virginia and Ron Austin, Dover, and is a 2000 graduate of Durant High School, Plant City.

Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Kendall J. Bodner graduated from the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.. He is the son of Mary A. and Richard Bodner, Odessa, and is a 1997 graduate of Gaither High School, Tampa.

Abdoy Camarda joined the Army under the Delayed Entry Program and will report to Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo., for basic training. He is the son of Nettie Camarda, Tampa, and is a 2001 graduate of Armwood High School, Seffner.

Army Spec. Shawn P. Campbell arrived for duty at Camp Humphreys, Pyongtaek-Gun, South Korea. He is the son of Claudia M. Hunter, Tampa. He is a 1995 graduate of Brandon Senior High School, Brandon, and in 1997 he received an associate degree from ITT Technical Institute, Tampa.

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Delgado recently returned from a six-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and Arabian Gulf while assigned to the Sea Control Squadron 22, embarked aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, home ported in Norfolk, Va. He is the son of Isabel Delgado, Tampa, and is a 1998 graduate of Tampa Bay Technical High School, Tampa.

Justin L. Diehl graduated from the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., and has been commissioned as a second lieutenant. He is the son of Chip and Mary L. Diehl, MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa.

Airman Tasha N. Goodrich graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. She is the daughter of Sandra Nelson, Brandon.

Judith A. Hall joined the Army under the Delayed Entry Program and will report for basic training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. She qualifies for a $3,000 enlistment bonus. Hall is the daughter of Laure E. Hall, Tampa, and is a 2001 graduate of Sickles High School, Tampa.

Army Pvt. Latosha Y. Harris graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. She is the daughter of Will Harris and Jacquelyn Y. Bruton-Wilson, both of Tampa.

Army Pvt. Kenneth R. Keesee graduated from basic training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. He is the son of Pamela and Freddie Smith, Plant City.

Army Sgt. 1st Class Kenneth D. Kirkland has been decorated with the Meritorious Service Medal, which is for meritorious non-combat achievement. He is a platoon sergeant with the 1st Battalion, 77th Field Artillery at Fort Sill, Okla. Kirkland is the son of Betty R. Adams, Tampa, and is a 1977 graduate of Robinson High School, Tampa.

Airman 1st Class Marisa L. Kranz has been named Airman of the Quarter at Dyess Air Force Base, Abilene, Texas. She is the daughter of Diane M. Kranz and Patrick A. Kranz, both of Tampa, and is a 1995 graduate of Hillsborough High School, Tampa.

Air Force 1st Lt. Claudia E. Justus arrived for duty at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea. She is the daughter of Carlos and Edilma Bermudez, Tampa. She is a 1987 graduate of Hillsborough High School, and she earned a bachelor's degree in 1993 from the University of the State of N.Y.

Airman 1st Class Jules L. Lane, a traffic management apprentice assigned to the 55th Transportation Squadron, arrived for duty at Offutt Air Force Base, Omaha, Neb. He is the nephew of Wanda Jappa, Tampa, and is a 1999 graduate of Land O'Lakes High School.

Fatimah L. Leday joined the Army under the Delayed Entry Program and will report for basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo. She is the daughter of Michael J. Leday, Chicago, and Toi L. Outland, Temple Terrace. She is a 2001 graduate of King High School, Tampa.

Michael S. Marrero joined the Army under the Delayed Entry Program and will report to Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo. He is the son of Angel L. and Rose E. Marrero, Tampa, and is a 2001 graduate of Chamberlain High School, Tampa.

Misty L. Mullins joined the Army under the Delayed Entry Program and will report for basic training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. She is the daughter of Clarence E. and Patricia A. Mullins, Plant City, and is a 2001 graduate of Plant City High School, Plant City.

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Kevin L. Olivero returned from six months in the Mediterranean Sea and Arabian Gulf while assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, home-ported in Norfolk, Va. He is the son of Carolyn W. and Frank Olivero, Tampa, and is a 1997 graduate of King High School, Tampa.

Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer Bryan K. Padilla returned from a six-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and Arabian Gulf while assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, home-ported in Norfolk, Va. He is the son of Barbara J. and James C. Padilla, Lutz, and is a 1980 graduate of Tampa Bay Vocational Technical High School, Tampa.

Navy Ensign John C. Peterson graduated from the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., and was commissioned to his current rank in the Navy. He is the son of retired Air Force Lt. Col. John C. Peterson, Tampa, and is a 1997 graduate of King High School, Tampa.

Senior Airman Clyde H. Price Jr. arrived for duty at Yokota Air Base, Tokyo, Japan. He is the son of Clyde H. and Linda F. Price, Tampa, and is a 1998 graduate of Robinson High School, Tampa.

Army Pvt. Doel R. Rivera graduated from basic training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. He is the son of Sandra Eisenberg, Jersey City, N.J., and grandson of Ida Bermudez, Tampa.

Eric J. Rivero graduated from the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., and was commissioned as a second lieutenant. He is the son of Juan R. and Maria L. Rivero, Valrico.

Bobbie L. Ruddell joined the Army under the Delayed Entry Program and will report to Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo., for basic training. She qualifies for a $3,000 enlistment bonus. Ruddell is the daughter of Barry L. and Shirley A., Dover, and is a 2001 graduate of Durant High School, Plant City.

Army Pvt. Rickie I. Simmons graduated from basic training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. He is the son grandson of Sally Carril, Lithia, and son of Joann Kartheiser, Tampa.

Army Pvt. Kevin L. Simpson graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Debbie Simpson, Seffner, and is a 1998 graduate of Durant High School, Plant City.

Army Pvt. Owen R. Stone graduated from basic combat military training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. He is the son of Virginia Stone, Tampa, and Brian Stone, Wellsville, N.Y. He is a 2000 graduate of Brockport High School, N.Y.

Air Force Airman Lee E. Swaney arrived for duty at Hurlburt Field, Fort Walton Beach. He is the son of Patti C. Swaney, Ruskin.

Army Pfc. Travis A. Van Buren arrived for duty at Fort Stewart, Hinesville, Ga. He is the son of Madeline L. Carter, Brandon, and Martin R. Van Buren, Brooksville. He is a 2000 graduate of Bloomingdale High School, Valrico.

Air Force Staff Sgt. Jerry L. Wade arrived for duty at Yokota Air Base, Tokyo. He is the son of Peggy M. Succo, Tampa, and is a 1984 graduate of Hillsborough High School, Tampa.

Brian M. Weathers graduated from the Army Warrant Officer Candidate School at Fort Rucker, Daleville, Ala., and has been appointed to the rank of warrant officer. He is the son of William M. Weathers, Englewood, and Louise A. Kalmes, Valrico. He is a 1993 graduate of Brandon Senior High School, Brandon.

Army 2nd Lt. Richard S. Woolshlager graduated from the ranger training course at the Army Ranger School, Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. He is the son of John C. Woolshlager, Mary Esther, and Maureen A. Sullivan, Valrico. He is a 1996 graduate of Gulf Breeze High School, and a 2000 graduate of the University of Florida, Gainesville.

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