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Army National Guard

Asay - Army National Guard Pvt. Tyler Asay completed basic combat training earlier this year at Fort Knox, Ky.

His nine weeks of training included instruction in Army history and traditions, as well as drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed and unarmed combat, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness and first aid.

Asay is the son of Dianna Belcher of Gresham. He is a 2002 graduate of Tigard High School.

Schimel - Army National Guard Pvt. James C. Schimel recently completed basic combat training earlier this year at Fort Knox, Ky.

His nine weeks of training included instruction in Army history and traditions, as well as drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed and unarmed combat, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness and first aid.

Schimel is the son of Linda Schimel of Gresham. He is a 2004 graduate of Corbett High School.

Air Force

Stanfield - Air Force Airman Amy L. Stanfield completed basic military training earlier this year at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

Her six weeks of training included instruction in the Air Force mission, organization, military customs and courtesies, drill and ceremony marches, physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training and human relations.

Airmen who complete basic training also earn credits toward an associate's degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Stanfield is the daughter of Cheryl Stanfield of Gresham. She is a 2006 graduate of Gresham High School.

Army

Thoman - Army Pvt. Jeffrey E. Thoman recently completed basic combat training and advanced individual training at Fort Knox, Ky.

His first nine weeks of training included instruction in Army history, traditions and core values, drill and ceremony, weapons, marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, marches, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness and first aid.

During his advanced training, Thoman received training in conducting tank unit defensive and offensive combat operations. He was trained to operate, service and maintain armor tracked and wheeled vehicles, load and fire tank weapon systems, perform ammunition handling and supply duties and assist in target detection and identification.

Thoman is the son of Scott Thoman of Troutdale.