Posted: Sunday, October 17, 2010

Private First Class Andrew A. Hall of the U.S. Army has successfully completed his Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) training at Eglin AFB in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. He is the son of Carolyn Hall of Juneau and Bryan Hall of Custer, Wash. He will be stationed at Fort Carson, Colo., where he will serve with the 242nd Ordnance Battalion EOD. His wife, Jordan Hall will join him. Andrew is a 2007 graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School.


Richard J. Criddle has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) Leader's Training Course at Fort Knox, Ky. The four-week course is a leadership internship for cadets that can lead to the ultimate goal of becoming an Army officer. Criddle is a student at Utah State University, Logan, and is the son of Keith R. and Tamara R. Criddle.


Navy Seaman's Apprentice Joshua Doane recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. He is the son of Dawn and Tom Sabo and grandson of Gary and Bernice Hansen. His mother and grandfather are both prior Navy personnel.

During the eight-week program, Doane completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, fire fighting, water safety and survival, shipboard and aircraft safety and weapons training. Doane received his marksman ribbon and an emphasis was also placed on physical fitness. Doane was one of the first graduating class out of Thunder Mountain High School.


Scott Frame, P.E. was added to Bratslavsky Consulting Engineers, Inc. (BCE) staff at the Juneau office. BCE provides owner's representation on construction projects, project management, design and inspection services to government and commercial clients under a motto: "We go above, beyond, and through, but never around."


Glacier Swim Club named Kenny Fox and Dakota Isaak as their age group Team Captains for the 2010-2011 swim year.

Fox is an eighth-grader at Floyd Dryden Middle School. He started competing at age six and is now in his eighth season with GSC. He was selected to the Alaska Zone Team twice and is a two-time Alaska Age Group High Point Champion. He broke a 32-year-old GSC record when he was 10 years old, and has been on two state record-setting relay teams.

Isaak is an eighth-grader who is homeschooled. She is a GSC team record holder in 10 events, and she also holds one state record. She has been selected for the Alaska Zone Team twice.

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