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Navy Seaman Recruits Jeffrey A. Hoeflich and Christopher F. Reiterhave completed recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Orlando, Fla.

During their eight-week training cycle, they studied general military subjects designed to prepare them for further academic and on-the-job training in one of the Navy's 85 basic fields.

Their studies included seamanship, close order drill, Naval history and first aid. Personnel who complete this course of instruction are eligible for three hours of college credit in physical education and hygiene.

Hoeflich is the son of Diana L. Coyne of Eldersburg. A 1990 graduate of Liberty High School, he joined the Navy in September 1990.

Reiter is the son of Karl H. and Maryjean Reiter of Eldersburg. The 1987 Liberty High School graduate joined the Navy in August 1990.

Marine Pfc. Thomas M. Kelly, son of Collin K.and stepson of Sharon R. Kelly of Mount Airy, has completed recruit training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.

During the 13-week training cycle, he was taught the basics of battlefield survival. He was introduced to the typical daily routine that he will experience during his enlistment and studied the personal andprofessional standards traditionally exhibited by Marines.

Kelly participated in an active physical conditioning program and gainedproficiency in a variety of military skills including first aid, rifle marksmanship and close order drill. Teamwork and self-discipline were emphasized throughout the training cycle.

He is a 1990 graduate of Linganore High School, Frederick County.

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