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Army Pvt. Bradley Green has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia. Green is the son of Mary Smith of Kent Street, Maiden, and David Green of Chesapeake, Va.

Army Pvt. Ashley Abee has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia.

He is the grandson of Betty Lawes of Morganton and is a 1992 graduate of Freedom High School.

Air Force Airman Ashlea Worley has graduated from basic militarytraining at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX.

She is the daughter of William Worley of Hickory and is a 2007 graduate of St. Stephens High School.

Army Pvt. Jeffrey LaFrance has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training.

The Advanced Individual Training course is designed to train infantry soldiers to perform reconnaissance operations; employ, fire and recover anti-personnel and anti-tank mines; locate and neutralize land mines and operate target and sight equipment, among other duties.

LaFrance is the son of Danny LaFrance of Deep Gap and Pamela LaFrance of Stanley.

Diane Whitacre Straley
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