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Area residents complete basic military training

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Army Pvt. Eric J. Marrazzo has graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Anthony Marrazzo of Spokane and is a 1999 graduate of East Valley High School.

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Casey B. Groshong has graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio. He is the son of Jeanette Wilson of Spokane and is a 2001 graduate of Central Valley High School.

Army Pvt. Michael R. Allessio has graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. Allessio is the son of Rick and Terri Allessio of Spokane and is a 1999 graduate of University High School.

Army Sgt. 1st Class Edward R. Peer has been decorated with the Army Commendation Medal. This medal is given to individuals who have distinguished themselves with heroism, meritorious achievement or service. Peer is assigned to Hohenfels, Germany, and has 16 years of military service. He is a 1986 graduate of Central Valley High School.

Air Force Airman William R. Raban has graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. He is a 2003 graduate of Cheney High School.

Army Reserve Capt. Jason M. Hunt has been decorated with the Meritorious Service Medal. This medal is given to members of the armed forces who distinguish themselves by either outstanding achievement or meritorious service to their country in noncombat situations. He is the son of Frank Hunt of Oakwood Hills, Ill., and Marcia Hunt of Spokane. Hunt is a 1991 graduate of Jenkins High School in Chewelah, Wash.

Air Force Staff Sgt. Andrew J. O’Quinn has graduated from Airman Leadership School at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Va. O’Quinn is the son of Vickie Donahue of Moses Lake.

Army Reserve Pvt. Melinda C. Hearn has graduated from the automated logistical specialist advanced individual training course at Fort Lee in Petersburg, Va. Hearn is the daughter of Mary (Janelle) Hearn of Moses Lake and is a 2003 graduate of Moses Lake High School.

Army Reserve Pvt. Jacob T. Steinbeck has graduated from the heavy-wheeled vehicle mechanic advanced individual training course at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. Steinbeck is the son of Thomas Steinbeck of Spokane and is a 1998 graduate of Shadle Park High School.

Air Force Airman Nicole C. Sahlberg has graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. Sahlberg is the daughter of Mark and Mary Sahlberg of Gig Harbor, Wash., and Larry and Marilyn Lee of Spokane.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Bethany A. Stubblefield has graduated from the aircraft metals technology apprentice course at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Aberdeen, Md. Stubblefield is the daughter of Dorothy Heikell of Moses Lake and is a 2003 graduated of Moses Lake High School.

Army Sgt. Sara M. Ramshaw has graduated from the. Army’s primary leadership development course at the Noncommissioned Officer Academy at Hunter Army Airfield in Hinesville, Ga. She is the daughter of Jeffrey and Susan Ramshaw of Colville and is a 2000 graduate of Colville High School.

Air Force Airman Seth A. F. Johnson has graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. He is the son of Karl Johnson of Valley, Wash., and is a 2003 graduate of Jenkins High School in Chewelah.

Air Force Airman Ryan L. Libsack has graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. Libsack is the son of Randall Libsack of Spokane and is a 2002 graduate of North Central High School.

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Amanda R. Spayde has graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. Spayde is the daughter of Robert and Linda Carpenter of Spokane Valley.

Air Force Airman Karl A. Nightingale has graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. Nightingale is the son of Torria Nightingale of Nine Mile Falls and is a 2003 graduate of Lakeside High School.

Air Force Airman Brian A. Riehle has graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. Riehle is the son of Kathy Stuart of Newman Lake and is a 2003 graduate of Central Valley High School.

Army Pvt. II Justin D. Harding has graduated from basic training at Fort Benning, Ga., and Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala., in the Patriot missile program. Haring is the son of William and Tamra Ellis of Spokane and is a 2003 graduate of Havermale High School.

Army Pvt. Loren J. Spray has graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. Spray is the son of Robert Spray of Spokane.

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