From Staff Reports

Air Force Airman Ian A. Clark, son of Rex and Kathy Clark of McDonough and a 2003 graduate of Bible Baptist Christian School in Hampton, has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base.

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Talon M. Robinson, son of Curt Robinson of Stockbridge, has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base.

Air Force Airman Richard M. Barfield, son of Dawn Tootle of Hampton and a 2003 graduate of Jonesboro High School, has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Darone R. Frierson, son of Richard L. and Yvette Frierson of Hampton and a 2002 graduate of Lovejoy High School, has arrived for duty at Barksdale Air Force Base, Bossier City, La. Frierson is a security forces apprentice assigned to the 2nd Security Forces Squadron.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Jermaine C. James, son of Helen J. and Andrew J. James of Riverdale and a 2001 graduate of North Clayton High School, graduated from the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Technical Training School at Bolling Air Force Base.

Air Force Airman Zachary R. Palmer, son of Scott Palmer of McDonough and a 2003 graduate of Patrick Henry High School, Stockbridge, has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Jermaine C. James, son of Helen and Andrew Bennett of Riverdale and a 2001 graduate of North Clayton High School, is a member of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard stationed at Bolling Air Force Base, Washington, D.C., who provided support for the state funeral honoring former President Ronald W. Reagan in Washington.

Marine Corps Pfc. Ben N. Parker, son of Kelly D. Rich of McDonough and Frank A. Parker of Jonesboro, and a 2003 graduate of Union Grove High School in McDonough, recently completed basic training with honors at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C.

Capt. A. James (Jamie) Jones, USMC, son of Tommy and Nancy Davis of Jonesboro and a 1993 graduate of Jonesboro High School, has re-deployed to Iraq in support of the 1st Marine Division out of Camp Pendleton. He serves as Operations Officer for his unit in Ar Ramadi.

Army Maj. Kristina M. Heise, daughter of Janie Heise of Jonesboro and a 1986 graduate of Morrow High School, has graduated from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth.

Army Pvt. Warren T. Smith III, son of Warren T. Smith and Joy Howard Smith of Stockbridge and a 2001 graduate of Stockbridge High School, has graduated from the petroleum supply specialist advanced individual training course at Fort Lee.

Army Pfc. De'Angelo G. Jackson, son of Myron and Willie Jackson of Riverdale, nephew of Linda Thompson of Jonesboro, and a 2003graduate of North Clayton High School, has graduated from the utilities equipment repairer advanced individual training course at Aberdeen Proving Ground.

Army Pvt. Brandon C. Harris, son of Don and Cheryl Harris of Jonesboro and a 2000 graduate of Jonesboro High School, has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning.

Army Pvt. Daniel L. Harris, son of Daniel L. and Ann Harris of Riverdale, has graduated from the signal support systems specialist advanced individual training course at Fort Gordon.

Navy Chief Petty Officer Alonza Wells, brother of Falisha Pressey of Riverdale, recently departed from Naval Station Norfolk, Va., onboard USS Ronald Reagan as the ship transits to its official homeport at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego.

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Raymond Collett, son of Moy Collett of Lake City, recently departed from Naval Station Norfolk, Va., onboard USS Ronald Reagan as the ship transits to its official homeport at Naval Air Station North Island.