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Army National Guard Pvt. Jesse R. Rodriguez has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Maria G. Ramirez of S. Walter Reed Drive, Arlington, and brother of Vladimir Rodriguez of Inverary Court, Lorton. Rodriguez is a 2007 graduate of Washington-Lee High School in Arlington.
Navy Ensign Michael J. Noce, son of Jane S. and Michael A. Noce of Fairfax Station, has received his bachelor's degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, La. Noce is a 2005 graduate of Lake Braddock Secondary School.
Army Pvt. Charles M. Gildon has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. He is the son of Lynn Gildon of Clara Barton Drive, Fairfax Station.
Air Force Cadet Ian T. Hurdle of Clifton has graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. The graduate received a bachelor of science degree and was commissioned as a second lieutenant.
Army Spec. Brian W. Tobias has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Craig Tobias of Beaver Pond Lane, Fairfax Station. Tobias graduated in 1996 from Lake Braddock Secondary School and received a bachelor's degree in 2008 from Liberty University in Lynchburg.
Navy Lt. Robert W. Kurrle Jr., whose wife, Jennifer, is the daughter of Trudy and Jim Larson of Fairfax Station, was recently selected to the 2010 Blue Angels, the U.S. Navy's Flight Demonstration Squadron, while assigned to VFA-106, Naval Air Station Oceana, Va. He will be serving as a Blue Angel's F/A-18 Hornet pilot.
Army National Guard Spec. Gregory M. Larsen has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Barbara Larsen of Wainwright Drive, Reston and David Larsen of Clifton Road, Clifton Station. Larsen is a 2007 graduate of W.T. Woodson High School.