Military digest 06/23/03

Monday, June 23, 2003

Man becomes lab tech, will serve on sub

Naval Petty Officer Third Class Bruce Dirden recently completed engineering laboratory technician school at Charleston, S.C. Dirden joined the Navy in July 2001. He is the son of Joe and Linda Dirden of Cape Girardeau. Dirden is a 2001 graduate of Cape Central High School. Dirden is stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, where he will be a lab technician on the USS Key West, a submarine.

Private graduates from utilities training

Army Pvt. James R. Haney has graduated from the utilities equipment repairer advanced individual training course at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Aberdeen, Md. Haney is the son of Allen R. Haney of Chaffee, Mo., and Linda C. Wright of Panama City, Fla. He is a 2001 graduate of Chaffee High School.

-- From staff reports

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