Cruz finishes basic in Georgia
Army National Guard Pvt. Orlando Cruz has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, he was trained in all tactics of battlefield combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.
Cruz is the son of Juan Rojas and Barbara Gonzalez of Ivan Ave S., Lehigh
Johnson graduates from Air Force basic training
Air Force Airman 1st Class Brandon D. Johnson graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
He completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in basic warfare principles and skills.
Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
He is the son of Catrena Gunsby of Woodland Drive, Phenix City, Ala., and grandson of Retha Gunsby of Edison Ave., LaBelle. Johnson is a 2007 graduate
of Central High School, Phenix City.
Perry finishes basic at San Antonio
Air Force Airman Melvin D. Perry III graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
He is the brother of Shardae Perry of King Ave. N., Lehigh Acres, and son of Melvin Perry Jr. of Barden St., Fort Myers.
Perry is a 2009 graduate of East Lee County High School, Lehigh Acres.