Murphy completes basic training
A 2011 Maurice J. McDonough High School graduate and Waldorf native is serving with the U.S. Navy attached to a forward deployed submarine squadron consisting of some of the world’s most advanced nuclear-powered submarines.
Sailors are some of the most highly-trained people on the planet, according to U.S. Navy officials, and this training requires highly-dedicated instructors.
On Aug. 16, Capt. Milton Sidney Ganison IV of Waldorf achieved a lifetime goal of becoming a U.S. Air Force pilot when he graduated in the top of his class from specialized undergraduate pilot training at Laughlin Air Force Base in Del Rio, Texas.
A 2013 Westlake High School graduate and Waldorf native is serving with a U.S. Navy helicopter squadron that flies the Navy’s newest and most technologically-advanced helicopter.
U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Jacob R. James graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
A Waldorf native and 2016 North Point High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington, according to a news release from the Navy.
A 2014 La Plata High School graduate and Waldorf native is serving in the U.S. Navy at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, home to the U.S. Navy’s newest maritime, patrol and reconnaissance aircraft.