With the Military-Nov. 4
Jesse Strowbridge, son of Jim and Helen Strowbridge, has been promoted to Master Sergeant. He is a crew chief on a C17. Strowbridge is a 2000 Brainerd High School graduate and joined the Air Force in 2000.
MM3 Nicholas Robert Oakley, Brainerd, son of Jerry and Janice Oakley, has completed the prototype training in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. He went through a rigorous training program consisting of three months at the Nuclear Field “A” School, six months of Naval Nuclear Power Training Command and six months at the Ballston Spa Nuclear Power Training Units. This fall he graduated and is now a qualified Nuclear Mechanic for the Navy. He has orders to stay in Saratoga Springs as an instructor at Ballston Spa facility.