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Air Force Airman Hicham Hall has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

During the 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.

In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Hall is the son of Lee and Soad Hall of Haymarket Lane, Centreville. In 2007, the airman graduated from Westfield High School, Chantilly.

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Krystal K. Liburd has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

During the 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.

In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Liburd is the daughter of Paulette Liburd of Lees Corner Road, Chantilly. The airman is a 2007 graduate of Fairfax High School.

Air Force Airman Saranam L. Dorman has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. During the 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. In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Dorman is the daughter of Richard and Carol Dorman of Eddy Court, Centreville. In 2006, the airman graduated from Westfield High School, Chantilly.

Evan M. Humphrey has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) Leader's Training Course at Fort Knox, Ky. The four-week course is a leadership internship for cadets that can lead to the ultimate goal of becoming an Army officer. College students experience and examine the Army without incurring an obligation to serve in the Army or ROTC, and are eligible to receive two-year college scholarship offers and attend the Advanced ROTC Course at their college. Humphrey is the son of Frank M. Humphrey and Alexis L. Mazzocco of Otsego Drive, Oak Hill. In 2006, the cadet graduated from Oakton High School, Vienna.

Stephen R. Gamache has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) Leader's Training Course at Fort Knox, Ky. The four-week course is a leadership internship for cadets that can lead to the ultimate goal of becoming an Army officer. The cadet is a student at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is the son of Robert N. and Amy L. Gamache of Battery Ridge Lane, Centreville. Gamache is a 2006 graduate of Westfield High School, Chantilly.

Marine Corps Pfc. Willy A. Maldonado, son of Zoila F. De La Rivera of Centreville, recently completed the Administrative Clerk Course at Personnel Administration School, Marine Corps Combat Service Support Schools, Camp Lejeune, NC. During the eight-week course, Maldonado learned basic skills and knowledge in personnel management and administration procedures. With his newly acquired knowledge, Maldonado is ready to prepare personnel evaluations and reports, leave authorizations, military identification cards, and official orders for Marines changing duty station. Maldonado is a 2007 graduate of Frederick Douglass High School of Upper Marlboro, Md., and joined the Marine Corps in January 2008.

Air Force 2nd Lt. Jonathan F. Koch has graduated from Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training (SUPT) at Columbus Air Force Base, Miss. The student earned silver wings with an aeronautical rating of pilot in the Air Force.

Student pilots start the 52-week SUPT program by attending a three-week preflight phase consisting of academics and physiology training for flight preparation. Followed by phase two primary training conducted in T-37 Tweet aircraft to learn flight characteristics, emergency procedures, takeoff and landing procedures, aerobatics, and formation flying. Students also practice night, instrument and cross-country navigation. Koch is the son of Brian O. and Mary E. Koch of Braddock Ridge Drive, Centreville. In 2002, the lieutenant graduated from Centreville High School, and received a degree in 2006 from the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs.

Navy Reserve Seaman Recruit Kevin L. Vogl, son of Christina W. Vogl of Centreville, and Paul W. Vogl of Portland, Ore., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Vogl completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness. The capstone event of boot camp is "Battle Stations." This exercise gives recruits the skills and confidence they need to succeed in the fleet. "Battle Stations" is designed to galvanize the basic warrior attributes of sacrifice, dedication, teamwork and endurance in each recruit through the practical application of basic Navy skills and the core values of Honor, Courage and Commitment. Vogl is a 2006 graduate of Chantilly High School of Chantilly.

Stephen M. Fellows has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) Leader's Training Course at Fort Knox, Ky. The four-week course is a leadership internship for cadets that can lead to the ultimate goal of becoming an Army officer. College students experience and examine the Army without incurring an obligation to serve in the Army or ROTC, and are eligible to receive two-year college scholarship offers and attend the Advanced ROTC Course at their college. The cadet is a student at Christopher Newport University, Newport News, Va. He is the son of Charles and Mary Ann Fellows of S. Springs Court, Clifton. In 2006, Fellows graduated from Centreville High School, Clifton.