Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Raymond E. Bibb graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio.
During his six-week training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches; and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises and special training in human relations.
In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward an associate degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Bibb earned distinction as an honor graduate.
Bibb is the son of Carol Bibb of North Sandusky Street. He is a 2002 graduate of Bellevue High School.
Army Pfc. Bradley E. Holzwart has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
During the nine weeks of training, he studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat and field maneuvers and tactics.
Holzwart is the son of Roger Holzwart of Bechstein Road, Bellevue.
Gretchen N. Rofkar signed in December 2006 under the delayed entry program to become a human resource specialist in the U.S. Army. Rofkar will graduate from Port Clinton High School on June 2 and will leave for Fort Jackson, S.C., in August to begin basic combat training. There she will be introduced to Army discipline, develop mental and physical strength, improve endurance, learn a variety of skills and build camaraderie and self-confidence. After graduation, she will continue on at Fort Jackson for her advanced individual training, which will ready her to help soldiers with the tasks that affect their overall welfare and well-being, while assisting commanders by keeping soldiers combat-ready.
Rofkar is the daughter of Bill and Ellen Rofkar of Catawba Island.
Jonathan P. Roos, the son of John P. and Ida G. Roos of Clary Road in Wakeman, has joined the U.S. Army under the Delayed Entry Program. The program gives young men and women the opportunity to delay entering active duty for up to one year.
The enlistment gives the new soldier the option to learn a new skill, travel and become eligible to receive as much as $50,000 toward a college education. After completion of basic military training, soldiers receive advanced individual training in their career job specialty prior to being assigned to their first permanent duty station.
The recruit qualifies for a $12,000 enlistment bonus.
Roos will report to Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga., for basic training April 26.
He is a 2004 graduate of Firelands High School in Oberlin.
Air Force Airman Chaz M. Zellner has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio.
During six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches; and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises and special training in human relations. He completed basic training earning credits toward an associate degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Zellner is the son of Rod and Elizabeth Zellner of Old State Road, North Fairfield, Ohio. He is a 2004 graduate of South Central High School in Greenwich.
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Nicole Marie Olmstead, daughter of Steve and Lisa Olmstead of Grandy, N.C., and granddaughter of Don and Betty Roeser of Castalia, has graduated from United States Coast Guard training at Cape May, N.J.
She completed boot camp with honors in sharp shooting and was named unit leader.
She is aboard USCG Cutter Forward 911. She is stationed at Portsmouth, Va., where she received a certificate for water rescue.PIC Deedra Chaney 4/17/07 rerun with pic in system