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Locals finish basic training
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Joseph M. Spears

Joshua M. Gibson

Navy Seaman Recruit Joshua M. Gibson, a 2008 graduate of Long County High School in Ludowici, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

Randall L. King

Army Pfc. Randall L. King has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.
He is the son of Sheila T. Garrett and Randall King Sr., both of Glennville.
King is a 2000 graduate of Tattnall County High School in Reidsville.

Shameka D. Miller

Army Pvt. Shameka D. Miller has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.
She is the daughter of Benjamin and Deborah Miller of Hinesville.
Miller is a 1999 graduate of Bradwell Institute in Hinesville.

Anthony L. Sawyer

Army Reserve Spec. Anthony L. Sawyer has graduated from the dental specialist advanced individual training course at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas.
The reservist will return to the 333rd Medical Company (Dental) based in Savannah. He has served in the military for eight years.
Sawyer is the son of Anthony Sawyer of Hinesville.
The specialist graduated in the year 2000 from Liberty County High School, Hinesville, and received a bachelor's degree in 2007 from Savannah State University.

Devon B. Davis

Air Force Airman 1st Class Devon B. Davis has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
He earned distinction as an honor graduate.
Davis is the son of Sherie Davis of Hinesville, and nephew of Sandra Davis of Philadelphia.

Austin J. Shepherd

Air Force Airman 1st Class Austin J. Shepherd has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
Shepherd is the daughter of Wayne Shepherd of Hinesville.


Joseph M. Spears

Air Force Airman 1st Class Joseph M. Spears has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
He is the son of Diana Cormier of Bakersfield, Calif., and Steven Spears of Riceboro.

Kevin C. Stouffer

Army Pvt. Kevin C. Stouffer has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
He is the son of Geary Stouffer of Hinesville.
Stouffer is a 2005 graduate of Youth Challenge Academy, Fort Gordon, Ga.

Charlene C. Phillips

Army Reserve Spec. Charlene C. Phillips has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.
Phillips is the daughter of Michael and Theresa Phillips of Hinesville.
In 2003, the specialist graduated from the Bradwell Institute in Hinesville, and received a bachelor's degree in 2007 from Delaware State University in Dover, Del.

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