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Two U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen were recently awarded Navy Achievement medals for saving a fellow midshipman from drowning.

The Commandant of Midshipmen, Rear Admiral Joseph W. Prueher, presented the medals to Midshipman First Class Cory A. Bouck from Owasso, Mich., and Midshipman Second Class William J. Wiseman IV of Cockysville, in front of the entire brigade of midshipmen as well as family and friends of the rescuers.

The rescue took place during an underwater distance swimming test, part of pre-scuba training for midshipmen who are interested in attending one of the Navy's scuba schools.

Bouck and Wiseman were both safety observers for the training.


Courtney A. Ducharme, daughter and stepdaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Lopata of Arnold, has been promoted in the U.S. Air Force to the rank of captain.

Ducharme is a protocol director at Hanscom Air Force BAse.

She is also the daughter and stepdaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard S.

Miller of Laurel.

Capt. Ducharme is a 1982 graduate of Severna Park High School.


The following area service men and women recently completed military basic training:

* Airman Norman W. Heiderman Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Heiderman of Glen Burnie, completed Air Force basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. He is a 1990 graduate of Glen Burnie High School.

* Private LaTonya Y. Anderson, daughter of Dorothy M. Cummings and Thomas C. Anderson, both of Baltimore, completed training at Fort Dix, N.J.

She is a 1987 graduate of Carver Vocational Technical High School, Baltimore.

* Navy Seaman Recruit Stanley J. Miller, son of Hoy J. Miller Jr. of Glen Burnie, completed training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.


The following area servicemen are deployed to the Middle East with U.S. military forces participating in Operation Desert Shield: * Air Force Airman First Class Jeffrey L. Shipley, son of Peggy A.

Barosz and stepson of Dennis N. Barosz of Glen Burnie. He is a 1984 graduate of Glen Burnie Senior High School.

* Navy Lieutenant Lynn J. Petersen, whose wife Alena is the daughter of Kenneth E. Northrup of Pasadena, is serving aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Biddle. He is a 1986 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy.

* Navy Seaman Apprentice Charles A. Seward, son of Charles R. and Sandra S. Butterfield of Pasadena, is serving aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Biddle. He is a 1989 graduate of Chesapeake High School.

Coast Guard moves Glen Burnie office

The U.S. Coast Guard recently moved its Glen BurnieRecruiting Office on Aquahart Road to 7954 Baltimore-AnnapolisBlvd.

The new location, near Mountain Road, is a street-level office,making a visit to Coast Guard recruiting easier for the public.The office's previous location for the past 30 years was on thesecond floor of the Social Security Building in Glen Burnie.

The Glen Burnie Recruiting Office recruits qualified officers,enlisted people, and reservists into the U.S. Coast Guard.

Local Coast Guard reserves and auxiliaries assist thefour-person office with recruiting opportunities throughout thestate, excluding Maryland's Eastern Shore and the Washingtonmetropolitan area.

Information: 768-5454.

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