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Memories & Milestones

Hogan graduates basic combat training

Army Pvt. Hannah O. Hogan graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Oklahoma, on Jan. 16, 2015.

During the nine weeks of training the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises. After graduation she is doing her AIT Water Craft Operator training at Fort Eustis, Newport News, Virginia.

Hannah is the daughter of Brady Hogan of Silt and Kyra Mangnall of New Castle. She is the sister of Seth Markiecki of New Castle.

She is a 2014 graduate of Coal Ridge High School.

Carbondale Rotary announces grant recipients

The morning Rotary Club of Carbondale has announced its community grant recipients for 2014-15.

This year, the club decided to select four local nonprofit organizations to receive larger grants, rather than awarding several smaller grants.

The recipients are: Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment youth radio program, Home Care and Hospice of the Valley, the Sopris Sun newspaper, and KDNK Community Radio.

Each of these organizations will receive an initial grant of $4,000, and will receive additional funding from the club’s major fundraiser of the year, the 2015 Happening dinner and dance taking place on June 20.

Ticket information for this year’s event will be posted soon on the club website at, or contact any morning club member.

Cyr graduates basic military training

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Logan J. St. Cyr graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

St. Cyr earned distinction as an honor graduate.

He is the son of Coleen R. McDonald of West Palm Beach, Fla., and Randy F. St. Cyr of Lantana, Fla. He is also the grandson of James McGarry of Sebring, Fla., and nephew of Patrick McGarry of Glenwood Springs.

The airman graduated in 2010 from Forest Hill High School, West Palm Beach, Fla., and he earned an associate degree in 2013 from Palm Beach State College, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

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