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Military Briefs - June 30, 2014

L-EHS grad graduates from West Point

Posted: June 30, 2014 9:32 a.m.
Updated: June 30, 2014 9:29 a.m.
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Michael R. Floyd

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Cadet Bradley Harrison, son of Susan and SFC Glynn Harrison of Lugoff, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on May 28.

Harrison graduated with honors from Lugoff-Elgin High School in May 2009. While at West Point, he concentrated his studies and received a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army within the ADA Branch.

He will report to Ft. Sill, Okla., for BOLOC training and then stationed at Ft. Bragg, N.C.

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Air Force Airman William R. Ivory graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Ivory completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Ivory is the son of Billy J. and Harold J. Larkin of Camden, and a 2013 graduate of Camden High School.

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Michael A. Watts has joined the United States Army under the Delayed Entry Program.

The program gives young men and women the opportunity to delay entering active duty for up to one year.

The enlistment gives Watts the option to learn a new skill, travel and become eligible to receive as much as $53,028 toward a college education through the Montgomery GI Bill. For those who qualify, new soldiers can earn up to $65,000 for student loan repayment. After completion of basic military training, soldiers receive advanced individual training in their career job specialty.

Watts will report to Fort Sill, Okla. for basic training in August.

He is the son of Byran G. and Amanda L. Ogle of Camden, and a 2014 graduate of Camden High School.

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Lance Q. Sheheen has joined the United States Army under the Delayed Entry Program.

The program gives young men and women the opportunity to delay entering active duty for up to one year.

The enlistment gives Sheheen the option to learn a new skill, travel and become eligible to receive as much as $53,028 toward a college education through the Montgomery GI Bill. For those who qualify, new soldiers can earn up to $65,000 for student loan repayment. After completion of basic military training, soldiers receive advanced individual training in their career job specialty.

Sheheen will report to Fort Benning, Ga. for basic training in September.

He is the son of Michelle K. and Lance Q. Sheheen of Cossatt and a 2014 graduate of Camden High School.

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U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Michael R. Floyd graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Floyd completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Floyd is the son of Butch and Kelly Floyd of Elgin and a 2007 graduate of Lugoff-Elgin High School.

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