Military digest 12/17/01

Monday, December 17, 2001

Midshipman accepted into Merchant Marine

Midshipman Travis Hanebrink of Charleston, Ill., the son of Gary and Karen Hanebrink and grandson of Eva Hanebrink of Cape Girardeau, participated in Acceptance Day ceremonies at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y., where he was accepted with the freshman class into the ranks of the academy's Regiment of Midshipmen.

He is a graduate of Charleston High School and was nominated to the academy by Sen. Dick Durbin and Rep. David Phelps.

Schumer finishes National Guard training

Army National Guard Pfc. Joshua W. Schumer has graduated from basic military training at Fort Leonard Wood in Waynesville, Mo. Schumer is the son of Ronald and Laura Schumer of Perryville, Mo.

He is a 2001 graduate of St. Vincent High School at Perryville.

Private graduates Army course in logistics

Army Pvt. Rebeckah Miller has graduated from the automated logistical specialist advanced individual training course at Fort Lee in Petersburg, Va.

She is the daughter of Jimmie Harrison of Michie, Tenn., and Virginia Harrison of Oak Ridge, Mo.

Private finishes Army combat training

Army Pvt. Felicia Brown has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

Brown is the daughter of Carrie Brown of Millersville, Mo. She is a 2001 graduate of Palatka High School in Florida.

-- From staff reports

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