Army National Guard Warrant Officer Nicole L. Hatcher has graduated from the Warrant Officer Candidate School at Fort Rucker, Ala.

The course is designed to certify warrant officers as technically and tactically competent to serve as warrant officers in designated career specialties.

She is the daughter of Virginia Woodard of Hopkinsville, Ky., and sister of Belita Adams of Woodbridge, Va.

Hatcher is a 1994 graduate of Christian County High School, Hopkinsville, Ky., and received an associate’s degree in 2009 from Central Texas College.

Army Cadet Renae T. Hagood has graduated from the Army ROTC Leader’s Training Course at Fort Knox, Ky.

The four-week course is a leadership internship for cadets that can lead to the ultimate goal of becoming an Army officer.

College students are eligible to receive two-year college scholarship offers and attend the Advanced ROTC Course at their college.

Hagood is a student at Baylor University, Waco. She is the daughter of Darlene and Ricky Hagood of Columbia, S.C.

Hagood graduated in 2008 from Harker Heights High School.

Army Pfc. Wilfredo Saez Ortiz has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills.

Saez Ortiz is the son of Sandra Ortiz Martinez, and brother of Felipe Seijo, both of Killeen.

He is a 2006 graduate of Temple High School.

Army Pvt. Carliss D. Randle has graduated from nine weeks of basic combat training at Fort Jackson, S.C.

Randle is the son of Jennifer Davis-Rudd of Killeen.

He is the grandson of Queen Willis and nephew of Lee Davis, both of Waldo, Ark.

Randle is a 2012 graduate of Ellison High School.

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

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