Compiled by R.H. Joseph

Navy Chief Petty Officer Alonza Wells, brother of Falisha Pressey of Riverdale, is participating in Summer Pulse 04, the Navy's first exercise of its new operational construct, the Fleet Response Plan.

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Raymond Collett, son of Moy Collett of Lake City, is participating in Summer Pulse 04, the Navy's first exercise of its new operational construct, the Fleet Response Plan.

Navy Chief Petty Officer Alonza Wells, brother of Falisha Pressey of Riverdale, and his fellow ship mates recently participated in the Navy's largest deployment evolution, Summer Pulse 2004, while assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan.

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Raymond Collett, son of Moy Collett of Lake City, and his fellow ship mates recently participated in the Navy's largest deployment evolution, Summer Pulse 2004, while assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan.

Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jabaric M. Thomas, son of Veronica J. and Veotis L. Thomas of Jonesboro, and more than 2,200 Marines and Sailors assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) recently deployed to Iraq.

Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Robert D. Anderson, a 1987 graduate of Jonesboro Senior High School, and more than 2, 200 Marines and Sailors assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) recently deployed to Iraq.

Army Pfc. Aaron W. Storey, son of Deena J. Storey of Jonesboro and 1999 graduate of Morrow High School, whose wife, Patricia, is the daughter of Gabriella Thrasher of Forest Park, has received the Division Command and Staff Trainer/Maintainer of the Month Award.

Army Pvt. Terrance D. James, son of Maurice James of Rex, has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning.

Army Pfc. Timothy J. Cox, son of Tammy Denton of Stockbridge and a 2001 graduate of Stockbridge High School, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson.

Army National Guard Pvt. Adam R. Livingston, son of Dawn Jackson of Hampton, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson.

Army Pvt. Gerald A. Peters Jr., son of Gwendolyn L. Peters of Hampton, has graduated from the multichannel transmission systems operator-maintainer course at Fort Gordon.

Army Pvt. Frank C. Fiol, son of Renee Fiol of Riverdale and a 2003 graduate of Jonesboro High School, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson.

Air Force Airman Brent Campbell Jr., son of Vanessa Miller of Morrow, has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Thomas M. Rutherford, son of Susan Greene of McDonough, and Thomas Rutherford of Jonesboro, and a 2003 graduate of Jonesboro High School, has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base.

Air Force Airman Ronnie Holloway Jr., son of Ronnie and Mary J. Holloway of Morrow and a 2001 graduate of Mount Zion High School, has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base.

Air Force Cadet Navondi A. Hooker, son of Ronald and Alice Hooker of Morrow and a 2000 graduate of Morrow High School, has earned honors with placement on the Commandant's List at the U.S. Air Force Academy for demonstrating excellence in military leadership qualities and maintaining a 3.0 or better military performance average for a semester. The cadet is pursuing a degree in English.