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January 2, 2013

In the Service: Dec. 27, 2012


The following Army National Guard members have re-enlisted: Spc. Amber Klebes of Brushton, with the 1427th Transportation Company; Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Zimmerman of Saranac Lake, with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2-108th Infantry; and Spc. Michael Graham of Plattsburgh and Staff Sgt. Jonathan Weakley of Saranac Lake, both with the Company A, 2-108th Infantry.

Army Col. Michael N. Davey has graduated from the U.S. Army College at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Pa., and earned a master’s degree in strategic studies. Davey is the chief of staff for Operational Command Post U.S. Army Central Command, Kuwait. The colonel has served in the military for 23 years. He is the son of Mary Davey of Peru and George Davey of Plattsburgh. Davey graduated from Peru Central High School in 1982 and received a bachelor’s degree in 1988 from Slippery Rock University, Pa.

Dylan T. Sheets has been promoted to the rank of senior airman in the U.S. Air Force. Sheets is a civil engineer assigned to the 628th Air Base Wing at Joint Base, Charleston, S.C., and has served in the military for two years. He is the son of Steven Sheets of Swanton, Vt., and Terry Sheets of Alburgh, Vt. Sheets is a 2007 graduate of Northeastern Clinton Central School, Champlain.

The following military personnel have graduated from basic military training: Air Force Reserve Airman Paul T. Goodrow, son of Lawrence Goodrow of Schroon Lake and a 2010 graduate of Schroon Lake Central School, at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas; Army Reserve Pfc. Victoria R. Cauthorn, daughter of Elizabeth Cauthorn of Keeseville, and a 2003 graduate of AuSable Valley High School, Clintonville, and a 2010 graduate of SUNY Plattsburgh, at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.; Air National Guard Airman James P. Dwyer, son of Paul Dwyer of Warwick, R.I., and Barbara Dwyer of Lake Placid, and a 2010 graduate of Warwick Veterans Memorial High School, at Lackland Air Force Base; Army National Guard Pvt. Jeremy L. Morris, son of Rita and Paul Morris of Rouses Point, at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.; Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Russell D. Izzo, son of Tammy Wheeler and stepson of Mark Wheeler, both of Plattsburgh, and a 2010 graduate of Peru High School, at Lackland Air Force Base; Navy Seaman Lauren M. Boop, daughter of Jennifer Weinzatl of Crestview, Fla., and Robert C. Boop of Peru, and a 2007 graduate of Houston County High School of Warner Robins, Ga., and a 2012 graduate of University of Georgia, Athens, Ga., at U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.; and Army National Guard Pvt. Marisa D. Mercaldi, daughter of Christina Marks of Rouses Point, and a 2011 graduate of Northeastern Clinton Central High School, Champlain, at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

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