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— Navy Seaman Apprentice Alexander L. Tran, son of Kim C. and Scott T. Tran of Centreville, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. Tran is a 2012 graduate of Chantilly High School.

Army Pvt. Kie Hwan Park has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Park is the son of Sang Sup and Hyun Sook Park of Centreville. He is a 2011 graduate of Westfield High School, Chantilly.

Marine Corps Pfc. Benjamin L. Martin, son of retired Marine Corps Maj. Charles E. Martin of Centreville, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. Martin is a 2012 graduate of Clarke County High School of Berryville, Va.

Marine Corps Pvt. Abukar A. Muhidin, son of Leyla Arale of Centreville, and Abdullahi Shirar, of Centreville, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. Muhidin is a 2012 graduate of Woodson High School.

Marine Corps Pvt. Tyler M. Fake, son of Annette Fake of Nokesville, Va., and Robert B. Fake, of Clifton, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.

Army Spec. Eugene Kim has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. Kim is the son of YunJung Kim of Fairfax. He is a 2006 graduate of Centreville High School. He received a bachelor's degree in 2012 from George Mason University.

Army Reserve Pfc. Roberto B. Herrickseran III has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Herrickseran is the son of Roberto Seran of Virginia Beach, and Chrystal Ueltschi of Centreville. He is a 2008 graduate of Floyd E. Kellam High School, Virginia Beach.

The 10th District’s Class of 2017 appointments to the nation’s service academies, as well as those selected for academy prep schools: United States Air Force Academy — George Calley, Tyler Dietrich, Katherine Fitzgerald, Kristopher Fortier, Taylor Schwenke, Daniel Weisz and Christopher Wilson. United States Merchant Marine Academy — Quinn O’Connell, Marcus Quint and Rachel Wehlburg. United States Military Academy — Nicholas Flowerday, Phillip Grant, Patrick Kearney, John Handley, Simon Vogler, Jacob Williams and Nicholas Wright. United States Military Academy Preparatory School — Melissa Ziegler. United States Naval Academy — Logan Ballard, Morgan De Jong, Michelle Doan, Lucia Lee, Catherine Macklin, Jordan Wilhelm-Wenze and Chad Palmiottol. United States Naval Academy Preparatory School — Jared Downing. United States Coast Guard Academy — Alex LaBelle and Sierra Webb.