April 19, 1997 in Features

Jay Jaquysh Enlists In Army, Departs For Basic Training

 

Jay Jaquysh, son of Neva Jaquysh of Sandpoint, has enlisted in the Army Delayed Entry Program as a watercraft engineer and recently departed for basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

Army Pvt. Jerry L. Cash, son of Miranda Zollinger of Coeur d’Alene and Russell Cash of Utah, has graduated from 1 Station Unit Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

Cash recently completed the Advanced Individual Training course.

He received instruction in operation of bridge trucks, bridge erection boats, and light vehicles, assistance in rafting operations, assembly of bridges and installation of overhead anchorage system components, launching and retrieval of ribbon bridge bays and preparation and installation of demolition firing systems, drill and ceremonies, weapons, tactics, first aid, map reading, and military justice, courtesy, traditions, history and traditions.

Army Pvt. Roger J. Gentry Jr., a 1996 graduate of Kootenai High School in Harrison, has graduated from the heavy-wheel vehicle mechanic course at Fort Jackson, S.C.

Gentry, son of Roger and Vicki Gentry of Cataldo, received instruction in performance maintenance duties and assisted in the repair of heavy duty vehicles and associated equipment.

Army Sgt. Thomas M. Martin, a 1985 graduate of Priest River High School, has graduated from the military working dog handler school at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

Martin was educated on the principles of military working dog training and kennel operations and trained dogs on single odor recognition and response.

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Contact for Idaho Achievements is Sherry Adkins. Tell us about your achievements by writing to: Achievements, The Spokesman-Review, Suite 200, 608 Northwest Blvd., Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814. Pictures must be accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope.


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