News about members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard in our communities.
Returned from deployment in the United Arab Emirates
► Air Force Senior Airman Thomas McNabb, son of Anne and Dean McNabb, and brother of Kelli and Joey McNabb, all of Sudbury. He is a 2006 graduate of Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School.
► Army Captain Joshua Randall, son of Judith Jarashow and David Randall of the Waban section of Newton, and a 2001 graduate of Newton South High School.
Awarded the Army Commendation Medal
► Army Specialist Gabrielle Murray, daughter of David Murray and Christine Russell of Arlington and a 2009 graduate of Arlington High School. Murray received the award for her exceptionally meritorious achievement during a mass-casualty operation at Base Azizullah in Afghanistan. Her actions contributed to saving the lives of nine local residents.
From the Military Police Basic Officer Leadership Course at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri:
► Army Second Lieutenant Benjamin J. DeRogatis, son of Peter DeRogatis and Katheryn Martin-DeRogatis of Newton, and a 2005 graduate of Newton South High School.
From basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio:
► Airman Timothy J. Harms, nephew of Joyce Addonizio of Shirley, and a 2007 graduate of Hollis Brookline High School in Hollis, N.H.
► Airman Jason P. Hatstat, son of Maria Chaves Solo of Hudson and Dennis Hatstat of Clinton, and a 2008 graduate of Hudson High School.
► Airman Amber L. Maciel, daughter of Karen Bradt of Marlborough and George Maciel of Pepperell. She is a 2009 graduate of Ayer High School.
Material for this column was provided or verified by the Department of Defense.