Education

South Sound military for April 16

BASIC TRAINING

Army Pvt. Charles N. Johnston has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo., which included basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT). He is the son of Charles N. Johnston of Shelton, and Jewel A. Hembroff of Puyallup. Johnston is a 2008 graduate of Shelton High School.

Navy Reserve Seaman Recruit Megan L. Sharrow, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. She is daughter of Deborah L. and Lester A. Sharrow of Lacey, and is a 2008 graduate of River Ridge High School, Lacey.

Army Pvt. Kenneth M. Poturica has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Knox, Ky., which included basic combat training and advanced individual training (AIT). He is the son of Ken Poturica of Lacey, and a 2005 graduate of North Central High School, Spokane.

Army Pvt. Kurtis J. Bickett has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. He is the son of Gerald Bickett of Yelm, and a 2008 graduate of Yelm High School.

HOMECOMINGS

Army Spec. Nicholas C. Mankin has returned to Fort Richardson, Anchorage, Alaska after being deployed to Afghanistan for one year. He is the son of David B. and Annette M. Mankin of Rochester, and a 2003 graduate of Rochester High School.

Army Pfc. Jacob M. Shearer has returned to Fort Richardson, Anchorage, Alaska after being deployed to Afghanistan for one year. He is the son of Sherrie L. Robinson of Olympia.

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