Navy Lt. j.g. Scott D. Kuykendall is part way through a six-month overseas deployment to the Persian Gulf aboard the destroyer USS O'Bannon.
As part of the Middle East Force, he and his shipmates will support the international embargo against Iraq.
The crew also organized a reception for the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. William A. Owens, and for a visiting congressional delegation in Bahrain.
Lieutenant Kuykendall is a 1988 graduate of South Carroll High and 1992 graduate of the Naval Academy. He joined the Navy in May 1992.
* Mount Airy: Mount Airy responded to a fire alarm in the 16000 block of Old Frederick Road at 12:57 p.m. Sunday. Units were out 10 minutes.
Mount Airy assisted Frederick County at a report of smoke in a house in the 13600 block of Jacobs Road at 8:05 a.m. Saturday. Units were out 47 minutes.
* Winfield: Winfield and Lisbon of Howard County responded to a fire alarm on Buckhorn Road at 4:46 a.m. Sunday. Units were out 20 minutes.