Local military personnel activated
The following service personnel from Jefferson County have been reported serving in the Middle East or North Korean areas:
Lance Corporal Tashna Hicks, Marine Corps, Kuwait.
Corporal Sonny Yebeutu, Marine Corps, Kuwait.
Private First Class Rose Sanchez, Marine Corps, Kuwait.
Seaman Hester Scott, USS George Washington in the Persian Gulf.
Johnny Key, deployed with the 101st Airborne Division, can't give location.
Sgt. John Thomas Winsor, Kuwait, 86th Signal and Intelligence Brigade.
Army Specialist Eric Whittenburg, undisclosed forward location to support Mission Enduring Freedom.
Navy Airman Tashina Berg, USS Kitty Hawk in the Western Pacific.
Navy Airman Charles Chaplin, USS Kitty Hawk in the Western Pacific.
Sgt. Anthony A. Chopito III, 1st Force Recon Company, 10th Platoon, Marine Reserves, Kuwait.
Any relatives of military personnel who would like to be a part of the Madras-area Support Group being organized for military deployed anywhere overseas, call Veteran's Service Officer Bob Carroll at 475-5228 or VFW Commander Timur Gaston at 475-4559.