85 F
Cruz Bay
Friday, August 19, 2022
HomeNewsArchivesMilitary News of the Virgin Islanders for October

Military News of the Virgin Islanders for October

Editor’s note: The Source newspapers publish available information about Virgin Islanders who are serving their country in the military. For earlier notices, see previous months’ files in this section. Please e-mail information about yourself or any family member serving in these regards to visource@gmail.com. Provide the individual’s full name, age, rank, service branch or organization, home island, immediate family members in the Virgin Islands, brief description of education and training, and, if possible, a description of where the person is based or has been deployed. Please limit the information to about 200 words. We welcome photos.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Jonathan Rodriguez Air Force Airman 1st. Class Jonathan Rodriguez/St. Croix

Oct. 21, 2013 (Joint Hometown News Service) — Air Force Airman 1st Class Jonathan Rodriguez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and 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.
Rodriguez is the son of Diana Fontanez of LuQuillo, Puerto Rico.
He is a 2005 graduate of St. Croix Educational Complex, Kingshill, Virgin Islands. He earned a bachelor’s degree in 2011 from the Universidad Del Sagrado Corazon, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Air National Guard Airman Ahkeen I. Benjamin Air National Guard Airman Ahkeen I. Benjamin/ St. Thomas
Oct. 22, 2013 (Joint Hometown News Service) — Air National Guard Airman Ahkeen I. Benjamin graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and 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.
Benjamin is the son of Angela Trant of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.
He is a 2011 graduate of Charlotte Amalie High School, St. Thomas, V.I.
Army Pfc. Tashawn K. Wyatt/ St. Thomas
Oct. 25, 2013 (Defense Media Activity) — Army Pfc. Tashawn K. Wyatt has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, and physical fitness. She received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.
Wyatt is the daughter of Carol Wyatt of St. Thomas.
She is a 2012 graduate of Charlotte Amalie High School, St. Thomas.
Army Pfc. Terrell J. Thomas/ St. Thomas
Oct. 25, 2013 (Defense Media Activity) — Army Pfc. Terrell J. Thomas has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, and physical fitness. He received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.
Thomas is a 2012 graduate of Charlotte Amalie High School, St. Thomas.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Jacob M. Jones Air Force Airman 1st Class Jacob M. Jones/St. John
Oct. 28, 2013 (Joint Hometown News Service) — Air Force Airman 1st Class Jacob M. Jones graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and 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.
Jones is the son of Michael and Kristine Jones of St. John, Virgin Islands.
He is a 2009 graduate of Florence High School, Wisconsin.
Army National Guard Pvt. Raevah D. Matthew/St. Thomas and St. Croix
Oct. 29, 2013 (Defense Media Activity) — Army National Guard Pvt. Raevah D. Matthew has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, and physical fitness. She received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.
Matthew is the daughter of Reva Jackson of Frederiksted, St. Croix and Rayford Matthew of St. Thomas.
She is a 2011 graduate of St. Croix Central High School, Kingshill.
Army National Guard Pvt. Craig C. Richards Jr./St. Thomas
Oct. 29, 2013 (Defense Media Activity) — Army National Guard Pvt. Craig C. Richards Jr. has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, and physical fitness. He received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.
Richards is the son of Sandra Douglas of St. Thomas.
He is a 2011 graduate of Charlotte Amalie High School, St. Thomas.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Keeping our community informed is our top priority.
If you have a news tip to share, please call or text us at 340-228-8784.




Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.



FROM FACEBOOK

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons
Load more