News about members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard in our communities.
Returned from deployment
uArmy Specialist Laila A. Khanaizir, niece of Tidi Khanaizir of Randolph, and a 2006 graduate of Waltham High School. She is a motor transporter with the 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.
uArmy Sergeant Gary S. Fritz, son of Jodi Beckman of Abington and George Peters of Stoughton, and a 2000 graduate of Brockton High School. Fritz is a fire support specialist noncommissioned officer with the 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.
uArmy Specialist James M. Voelger, son of Allison and Michael Voelger of Scituate, and a 2010 graduate of Scituate High School. Voelger is a cavalry scout assigned to the 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.
From basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.
uAirman Nicholas J. Brown, son of Tara Brown of Middleborough . He is a 2012 graduate of Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical School.
uPrivate 1st Class Kevin C. Moore, son of Perry and Jean Moore of Hingham, and a 2007 graduate of Boston College High School.
uAirman 1st Class Kyle J. Reagan, son of William Sutherland of Bridgewater and Kelli Lauzon of Lakeville. He is a 2012 graduate of Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School.
uAirman Joel K. Taylor, son of Paula and Mark Taylor of Plymouth, and a 2012 graduate of Bishop Stang High School.
uAirman Nicholas E. Vercellone, son of Susan Medeiros of New Bedford, and a 2012 graduate of Middleborough High School.
News items about local military personnel may be sent to Alice C. Elwell at acelwell2 @juno.com. Material for this column was provided by or was verified by the Department of Defense.