Scarboro named to GSU dean’s list
Ebony C. Scarboro, a junior at Georgia Southern University students has been named to the dean's list for the summer 2007 term. Scarboro is majoring in pre-education/consumer science. To be eligible for the dean's list, a student must have at least a 3.50 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 credit hours for the semester.
Army Guardsman promoted in MP unit
Georgia Army National Guardsman Nicole L. Gore of Hinesville was promoted to the rank of corporal in Savannah's 179th Military Police Company during military award ceremonies at the unit in July.
Residents named to Saint Leo University dean's list
The following students from Hinesville were named to the dean’s list at Saint Leo University for the spring 2007 semester. Patricia Powell, business administration, management major; Calvin Wingate, criminal justice major; Dawn Conigy, human resource administration major and Dorene Matheis. The dean’s list is published at the end of the fall, spring and summer semesters. Students who have earned at least 12 credits with a term grade point average of 3.65 or higher are recognized on the dean’s list that is announced at the conclusion of each semester.Chartered in 1889, Saint Leo University is one of the largest Catholic universities in the United States.
Reid graduates basic military training
Air Force Airman Nicholas L. Reid 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 degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Reid is the son of Maria Reid of Midway, and grandson of Laura Watson of Hinesville. The airman is a 2006 graduate of Liberty County High School.
Crawfordd returning to US after deploying
Army Reserve Master Sgt. Kenneth R. Crawford will be returning to the U.S. after being deployed at a forward operating base in the Iraqi Theater of Operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Additionally, Crawford has been decorated with the Bronze Star Medal for participating in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
The medal is awarded to an individual who, while serving in the U.S. armed forces, has performed a heroic act, meritorious achievement or distinguished service during armed conflict or ground combat while engaged against an armed enemy of the United States.
Operation Iraqi Freedom is the official name given to military operations involving members of the U.S. armed forces and coalition forces participating in efforts to free and secure Iraq. Mission objectives focus on force protection, peacekeeping, stabilization, security and counter-insurgency operations as the Iraqi transitional governing bodies assume full sovereign powers to govern the peoples of Iraq.
Members from all branches of the U.S. military and multinational forces are also assisting in rebuilding Iraq's economic and governmental infrastructure, and training and preparing Iraqi military and security forces to assume full authority and responsibility in defending and preserving Iraq's sovereignty and independence as a democracy.
Crawford, a support operations supervisor with 18 years of military service, is regularly assigned to the 352nd Corps Support Battalion, Macon, Ga.
He is the nephew of Richard and Bernice Hall of Hinesville.
His wife, Paula, is the daughter of Miranda Jones of Macon.