Military newsBy Times staff writer
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published March 11, 2003
Air Force Airman Joseph S. Michael graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
He is a 2002 graduate of Sickles High School, Tampa, and is the son of Kelly and Jenifer Michael, Tampa.
Air Force Airman Justin C. Turner graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
He is a 2002 graduate of Hillsborough High School, Tampa, and is the son of Aurthur Turner, Tampa.
Amber P. Weber has joined the Army under the delayed entry program.
She is a 1996 graduate of Bloomingdale High School, Valrico, and is the daughter of Scott H. and Betty J. Penansky, Brandon.
Army Pvt. Ryan P. Benson graduated from the heavy-wheeled vehicle mechanic advanced individual training course at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
He is a 2002 graduate of Brewster Technical High School, Tampa, and is the son of Jeffery J. and Marla S. Benson, Tampa.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Freddy A. Orozco has deployed to a forward operating location to support the mission oferation Enduring Freedom.
He is a 2000 graduate of Leto High School, Tampa, and is the son of Maurice Orozco, Tampa.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Kristopher W. Fells graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
He is the son of William and Anne Fells, Tampa.
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