Air Force Airman 1st Class Wesley A. Boggs has graduated from the personnel apprentice course at Kessler Air Force Base, Biloxi, Miss. He is the son of Mary A. Boggs, Brainerd.
Marine Corps Pvt. Russel W. Erle Jr., son Russel W. Erle Sr., Garrison, and Lisa M. Erle, Minneapolis, recently completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego.
Staff Sergeant Steven L. Bontjes, Baxter, has been promoted to the rank of Sergeant First Class in Company B 142d Engineer Combat Battalion (Heavy) in Wahpeton, N.D.
Brandon Simon was recently sworn in as a member of the North Dakota Air National Guard, Fargo. He is the son of William and Susan Simon, Brainerd.
Air Force Airman David C. Mason recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Judy Primmer and the stepson of Norm Primmer, Pine River.
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew P. Willard, son of Ann M. Willard, Brainerd, and Donald Willard, Fergus Falls, recently graduated from the Navy's Basic Nuclear Power School at Naval Nuclear Power Training Command, Goose Creek, S.C.
Army Reserve Pvt. Robert E. Barnick has graduated from basic military training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo. He is the son of Sandy Barnick, Aitkin.
Air Force 2nd Lt. Shannon R. Nyberg has arrived for duty at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Great Falls, Mont. She is the daughter of Roger A. Nyberg, Aitkin.
Army Pvt. Christopher I. Pasela has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Knox, Ky. He is the son of Jerome and Betty Pasela, Little Falls.
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin D. Rach, son of Janice Neterual, Staples, and Douglas J. Rach, Breezy Point, was recently promoted to his current rank while serving with Patrol Squadron Eight, Naval Air Station, Brunswick, Maine.
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