Airman First Class Adam S. Vogt, son of Pat and Tracy McCalla, Baxter, and Scott Vogt, Alexandria, recently graduated from Air Force Basic Training. He is currently assigned to Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, for technical training. During his training, he will be certified as an F-16 crew chief. He will be stationed at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.
Chief Warrant Officer Barry DeChaine, U.S. Navy, son of Alice DeChaine of Crosby, was honored at a retirement ceremony. During his career he earned numerous awards, including the Meritorious Service Medal, commendation medals, Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Medals, Antarctica Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal and Humanitarian Service Medal.
Michael J. Burke, promoted to staff sergeant in the Air Force, was recently ordered to the Middle East for a tour of duty. He is the group leader of a 13-man elite security team responsible for the protection of U.S. personnel in the area. He was also selected as airman of the quarter at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.
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