Jonathan Calo has been promoted to the rank of staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force.

Calo, a military working dog handler, is assigned to the 628th Air Base Wing at Charleston Air Force Base, S.C. The staff sergeant has served in the military for four years. He is the son of John Calo of Philadelphia, Pa., and Susan Castleberry of Killeen.

Calo graduated in 2005 from Ellison High School, and received an associate of science in 2010 from the University of Maryland University College.

Army Pfc. Joshua Luna has graduated from nine weeks of basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

Luna is the son of Miyoung Zapanta of Killeen, and Roel Luna of Round Rock. He is a 2008 graduate of Killeen High School.

Army Pvt. Bryan L. Price has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

Price is the son of Sondra Sampson of Killeen. He is a 2011 graduate of Shoemaker High School.

Army Pfc. Viviana P. Camacho has graduated from nine weeks of basic combat training at Fort Jackson, S.C.

Camacho is the daughter of Gladys Wheeler of Harker Heights. She is a 2002 graduate of Harker Heights High School.

Army Pfc. Mersadies E. Duggins has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, S.C.

Duggins is the daughter of Aaron Tomlin of Killeen, and granddaughter of Linda Fredericksen of Van Buren, Ark.

The following Airmen have completed the eight-week basic military training program at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio and will earn four credits toward an Associate of Applied Science through the Community College of the Air Force:

Air Force Airman 1st Class Tevin J. Wallace is the son of Carla Leverette of Fort Hood, and brother of Michael Vincenty of Evans Mills, N.Y.

He is a 2009 graduate of Indian River High School, Philadelphia, N.Y. He earned an associate degree in 2011 from Jefferson Community College, Watertown, N.Y.

Air Force Airman Channel M. Davenport, daughter of Theadora Clifton of Harker Heights, is a 2011 graduate of Harker Heights High School.

Air Force Airman Brian N. Langston, son of Alexander Robertson of Killeen, and grandson of Merna Woody of Miami, Fla. He is a 2007 graduate of Eisenhower Senior High School, Lawton, Okla.

In the service is compiled from Hometown news releases received from the Armed Forces. For more information, email

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