SULLIVAN GRADUATES FROM RANGER COURSE
Pfc. Michael C. Sullivan graduated from the Ranger Course at the Infantry School, Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
The ranger training course is stress-oriented to help personnel develop the ability to lead and command under heavy mental, emotional and physical pressures. The emphasis is on practical field exercises, using the infantry rifle squad and platoon organization as a vehicle.
Sullivan is the son of Harry N. and Shirley A. Sullivan of Bel Air.
He is a 1985 graduate of John Carroll High School, Bel Air.
MARINE PRIVATE STEWART FINISHES BOOT CAMP
Marine Pvt. Sedrick J. Stewart has completed recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.
During the 13-week training cycle, Stewart 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 Marine Corps' personal and professional standards.
He is a 1990 graduate of Joppatowne High School. He joined the Marine Corps in August 1990.
EIGHT APG SCIENTISTS NOTED FOR PERFORMANCE
Eight employees from the U.S. Army Chemical Research, Development and Engineering Center's Research Directorate, Aberdeen Proving Ground,were honored for their job performance.
Paul D. Fedele and Larry M. Sturdivan, research physical scientists, and George R. Famini, a research chemist, received awards in the Physics Division.
Dennis Johnson and Carlton T. Phillips, biologists, received awards in the Toxicology Division. Wendel J. Shuely and Linda Szafraniec, chemists, received awards in the Chemical Division.
Stephen G. Pleva, a research chemist, received an award in the Analytical Research Division.
CMW HIGH GRADUATE IN COAST GUARD TRAINING
Coast Guard Seaman Apprentice Richard E. Dixon recently graduated from Coast Guard recruit training.
Dixon attended the eight-week training at the Coast GuardTraining Center, Cape May, N.J. Among the subjects he studied were first aid, Coast Guard history, seamanship, communications, damage control, fire fighting and physical conditioning.
A 1990 graduate of C. Milton Wright High School, he joined the Coast Guard in November 1990.
OAK LEAF CLUSTER AWARDED TO MUNIZ
Capt. Edwin E. Muniz, a Systems Monitor Officer at the Office of the Program Manager for Chemical Demilitarization, Aberdeen Proving Ground, recently received the Army Commendation Medal 1st Oak Leaf Cluster.
Muniz was recognizedand cited for directing the procurement, installation and testing ofall chemical agent monitoring equipment to support Operation Steel Box.
COAST GUARD LOOKING FOR HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS
Each year the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary accepts applications from highly qualified high school juniors to participate in the Academy Introduction Mission (Project AIM), a five-day program conducted in early August at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, Conn.
The basic requirementsfor participation in Project AIM are U.S. citizenship; being 18 or under; a junior in high school with a good scholastic record; visual acuity of 20/200, correctable to 20/20 or better; a minimum PSAT composite score of 95 or SAT composite score of 950. Applicants must be ingood health with no physical handicaps or defects. They must possessgood leadership potential and a genuine interest in a career in the U.S. Coast Guard.
The Coast Guard Academy selects cadets by their abilities only. A congressional appointment is not necessary and there are no geographical quotas.
Two hundred young people from aroundthe United States are guests at the Academy, where they live the routine of new cadets from reveille to retreat.
Persons interested inapplying for Project AIM may contact any member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary or call 679-1149.
WHITACRE WINS AWARD FOR CIVILIAN SERVICE
Charles G. Whitacre, an operations research analyst in the Studies and Analysis Office at the U.S. Army Chemical Research, Developmentand Engineering Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, received the Commander's Award for Civilian Service.
Whitacre was commended for "successfully guiding and developing several important chemical assessmentmodels which instituted a comprehensive program for model validation."
He resides in Joppa with his wife, Ethel. They have two daughters, Carla and Clarissa.
CROWLEY CERTIFIED AS A DATA PROCESSOR
William Crowley, of the U.S. Army Environmental Hygiene Agency, Aberdeen Proving Ground, recently completed all requirements for the professional designation of Certified Data Processor.
This certification recognizes senior level personnel in the information processing industry who have successfully completed the CDP examinations. These examinations measure knowledge appropriate to the management of information processing.
Crowley resides in Edgewood with his wife, Renee.