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By Melody Vallieu

December 19, 2013

• Zachary J.L. Jones


SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Air Force Reserve Airman Zachary J.L. Jones graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.


The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.


Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.


Jones is the son of Lisa Jones of Troy and Steve Jones of Ogden, Utah.


He is a 2012 graduate of Troy High School.


• Alec G. Sears


WAYNESVILLE, Mo. — Army National Guard Pvt. Alec G. Sears has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo.


During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship qualification, bayonet combat, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, marches, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions and core values.


Sears is the son of Gregory Sears of Huber Heights, and Amy Michael of Troy.


He is a 2012 graduate of Troy High School.


• Leah Dunivan


MOON TWP, Pa. — Robert Morris University has named Leah Dunivan of Troy to the fall 2013 dean’s list.


Dunivan is majoring in undeclared business at Robert Morris University.