Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua E. Miramontez, son of
Robin S. Frantz, of Sherman Oaks and Ray Miramontez of Huntington
Beach graduated from the Aviation Survival Technician Class "A"
Course.... Air Force Staff Sgt. Karen E. Hiers, daughter of Laurel M.
Harper and Larry Wilhelm of Huntington Beach, has deployed to a
forward operating area to support mission Operation Enduring Freedom.
He has been promoted to the rank of technical sergeant.... Navy
Hospitalman recruit Nicholas A. Kelsey, son of Christine S. Kelsey,
of Livingston, Mont. and Craig A. Kelsey of Huntington Beach,
recently graduated from the Basic Hospital Corps School at Naval
Hospital Corps School, Great Lakes, Ill.... Air Force Airman Lane I.
Urey, a 2001 Marina High School graduate, son of Nita Urey of
Huntington Beach, has been selected by the U.S. Army Community and
Family Support Center officials as one of 22 soldiers of the 11th
annual production of the U.S. Army Show at Fort Belvoir, Fairfax,
VA.... Navy Midshipman Christopher N. Gonzales, a 2002 Edison High
School graduate, son of Susan E. and Michael Gonzales of Huntington
Beach, recently completed six weeks of U.S. Naval Academy
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