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7/26/2012 5:00:00 PM
Ramos, Hernandez, Scott, and Gottschalk graduate from military training
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Ramos graduates

Air Force Airman Luisa F. Ramos graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman 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.

Ramos is the daughter of Julian Sosa of North Cortez Avenue, Blythe, Calif., and Veronica Sosa of Yuma, Ariz.

She is a 2009 graduate of Palo Verde High School, Blythe.

Hernandez graduates

Air Force Airman Alexander J. Hernandez graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman 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.

Hernandez is the son of Emilio and Sylvia Hernandez of Dekens Court, Blythe.

He is a 2008 graduate of Palo Verde High School, Blythe.

Scott graduates

Air Force Airman 1st Class Ryan K. Scott graduated from the Utilities Systems Apprentice Course at Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls, Texas.

The course is designed to train students in water processing, analysis, operating principles of water treatment plants, maintenance of water and waste water, fire suppression and backflow prevention systems and components; and maintenance and repair of water supply, waste, fuels, and natural gas systems. The training included monitoring systems operation to ensure efficiency and compliance with safety and environmental regulations for hazardous materials; performing inspection, recurring maintenance, and seasonal overhaul on systems and components; troubleshooting malfunctions and removing, repairing, and replacing defective components; and modifying equipment for specific missions or to increase efficiency.

Scott is the son of Ann M. and Walter W. Hilleger of East Oasis Street, Blythe.

He is a 2010 graduate of Palo Verde Valley High School, Blythe.

Gottschalk graduates

Army Pvt. Terry E. Gottschalk has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions.

Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.

Gottschalk is the son of Carl Morgan of Stone Avenue, Bouse.

He is a 2008 graduate of Salome High School.


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Reader Comments

Posted: Monday, August 20, 2012
Article comment by: Jose Ramos

Luisa is my oldest sister she is a very hard worker and shes always been dedicated to get places n life i love you sister u make me so proud im glad to call u my sister

Love ur little big bro hoezr




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