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Posted: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 4:30 am

Army National Guard Sgt. Andy J. Baker has graduated from nine weeks of basic combat training at Fort Jackson, S.C. Baker is the son of Rosamond Baker of Burlington. He is a 2005 graduate of Rogers High School.

Navy Seaman Lilliana Brown, daughter of Diana E. and Riddick Brown of Killeen, was recently promoted after graduating from recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

Brown received the early promotion for outstanding performance during all phases of the training cycle.

Brown is a 2012 graduate of Killeen High School.

Army Pvt. Tina Scott has graduated after nine weeks of basic combat training at Fort Jackson, S.C.

Scott is the daughter-in-law of Manuela Wells of Gatesville and Donald Scott of Killeen.

The following sailors have completed eight weeks of U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.:

Navy Seaman Recruit Issac A. Samples, son of Maria D. and Thuy Samples of Killeen.

Samples is a 2012 graduate of Ellison High School.

Navy Seaman Apprentice Damon N. Williams, son of Hisolda E. and Leroy Williams of Killeen.

Williams is a 2011 graduate of Shoemaker High School.

Seaman Recruit Ashley J. Sanchez, daughter of Janette L. and David W. Sanchez of Killeen.

Sanchez is a 2009 graduate of Ellison High School

Seaman Ariella L. Taylor is the daughter of Adriene L. Taylor of Killeen and Ronnie E. Riggins, of Chicago, Ill.

Taylor is a 2007 graduate of Harker Heights High School.

Navy Seaman Joshua M. Carmack, son of Barbara A. Carmack of San Antonio and Michael A. Carmack of Killeen.

Navy Seaman Racquel K. Scott, daughter of Demetris D. Scott of Hinesville, Ga., and Randall K. Scott of Fort Hood.

Scott is a 2011 graduate of Bradwell Institute of Hinesville, Ga.

The following airmen completed eight weeks of basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, earning four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force:

Airman 1st Class Malaka S. Tate is the daughter of Gail and Melvin Tate of Killeen.

A 2009 graduate of Killeen High School, Tate received an associate degree in 2012 from Central Texas College.

Airman Haley C. Lindsay is the daughter of Angela Yesuvida of Salado and granddaughter of Mary Conway of Santo.

Lindsay is a 2012 graduate of Belton High School.

Airman Wesley J. Martinez is the son of Edil Martinez of Ponce, Puerto Rico.

The nephew of Henry Gueits of Killeen, Martinez is a 2010 graduate of Bernardino Cordero of Ponce.

Air Force Reserve Airman Deaja B. Atwaters is the daughter of Sheila Bryant of Killeen and Derek Atwaters of Fort Drum, N.Y.

Atwaters is a 2012 graduate of Harker Heights High School.

Air Force Reserve Airman Toni L. Decosta is the daughter of Michelle Czajkowski and niece of Leslie Decosta, both of Killeen.

Decosta is a 2002 graduate of Ellison High School.

Air Force Reserve Airman Kairi K. Montague is the son of Kerm Montague of Philadelphia, Pa., and grandson of Bertha Demps of Elkins Park, Pa.

Montague is a 2010 graduate of Harker Heights High School.

In the service is compiled from Hometown news releases received from the Armed Forces. For more information, e-mail teresat@kdhnews.com.

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