August 12, 2011
Aug. 12, 1986 Jimmy Taylor has returned to his home in Mesa, Ariz., following a two-week visit with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James H. Taylor, Ecton Road. Lt. Col. Alice Tucker has returned to her home on Moundale Avenue after serving as encampment commander for the Cadets of the Kentucky Wing of the Civil Air Patrol, Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Ala. Eighty-two cadets from Kentucky participated in the encampment with 11 senior staff members. The annual picnic of the Clark County Chapter of the American War Mothers was Thursday evening in the community room at Smith Manor.
July 13, 2011
Daniel R. Johnson has entered Basic Cadet Training at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo., in preparation to enter the first academic year at the academy. The six-week, two-phased orientation program must be successfully completed by the cadets prior to entering their freshman year. The training prepares men and women to meet the rigorous mental and physical challenges experienced by new cadets. Phase one involves personal in-processing, orientation, and training in the fundamentals of being a cadet.
September 20, 2010
Nicholasville’s Laney K. Hall was among the 63 who received diplomas from the Kentucky State Police Academy at eremonies held Friday in Frankfort. Their addition to the force brings KSP's strength to a total of 917 troopers. “Troopers have a diverse mission to protect, intervene, moderate, advocate, console, pre-empt, sacrifice, testify, encourage, assist and educate,” Gov. Steve Beshear said. “That’s why I have fought hard to protect public safety from devastating budget cuts.
September 19, 2010
West Point, N.Y. — Cadet Louis Andrew Beto, son of Dr. and Mrs. Louis Beto of Danville completed Cadet Basic Training at the U.S. Military Academy. Beto entered West Point on June 28 and has successfully completed six weeks of basic training. Also referred to as “Beast Barracks” Cadet training is one of the most challenging events a cadet will encounter over the course of their four years at the academy. The initial military training program provides cadets with basic skills to instill discipline, pride, cohesion, confidence and a high sense of duty to prepare them for entry into the Corps of Cadets.
September 15, 2010
Luke E. Bourland has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) Leader’s Training Course at Fort Knox. The four-week course is a leadership internship for cadets that can lead to the ultimate goal of becoming an Army officer. College students experience and examine the Army without incurring an obligation to serve in the Army or ROTC, and are eligible to receive two-year college scholarship offers and attend the advanced ROTC course at their colleges. Cadets are observed and evaluated during classroom and field training exercises to determine their officer potential in leadership abilities and skills.
November 1, 2009
Bayless graduates training Army National Guard Pvt. Daniel Bayless graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. During the nine weeks of training, Bayless studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land...
August 16, 2009
Jim and Marie Downey Marie Charilia Cadet and Jim Downey were married Dec. 17, 2008, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The bride is the daughter of Anselme and Charite Joseph Cadet of Ranquitte, Haiti. The groom is the son of Bob and Tessie Downey of Danville, Ky.
July 8, 2009
The first class of cadets to attend military training at the U.S. Army Cadet Corps headquarters, the former home of Millersburg Military Institute, will graduate Saturday, July 10, at 10 a.m. The graduation ceremonies for more than 100 young men and women who have successfully completed their participation in a U.S. Army basic training course will be held in the historic Womack Memorial Gymnasium on the campus. The general public is invited to join the families attending the event, the first graduation event to be held by the U.S. Army Cadet Corps on the Millersburg campus.
July 7, 2009
George Rogers Clark High School junior Zachary Christy receives the top Company Leadership Award from Lt. Col. Brett Morris, the camp commander, at the conclusion of the Bluegrass JROTC Cadet Leadership Camp (JCLC). Christy and 12 other GRC cadets attended the five-day leadership training program June 5-9 at the BlueGrass Army Depot. The camp helps students develop their ability to think, adapt and solve problems in a teamwork setting. The annual camp hosted 236 students from 23 high schools from Kentucky, Tennessee and Ohio.