News about members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard in our communities.
Promoted uArmy Captain Jacob Hagstrom, son of Susan L. and Thomas W. Hagstrom of Hingham and brother of Army 2nd Lieutenant Benjamin Hagstrom of Fort Rucker, Ala. The captain is a field artillery officer and deployed to Afghanistan for a year in 2011. He is a 2005 graduate of Hingham High School.
From basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio
uAirman 1st Class Alanna M. Britton, daughter of Anna Britton of West Bridgewater, and a 2012 graduate of West Bridgewater High School.
u Airman Michael L. MacNeil, son of Patricia and Gerald MacNeil of Marshfield, and a 2012 graduate of Marshfield High School.
u Airman Nicholas D. Peirce, son of Tammy Pierce of Kingston, and a 2011 graduate of Silver Lake Regional High School.
u Airman Edward Dwyer, with honors. He is the son of Jean and Edward Dwyer of Carver, and a 2012 graduate of Carver High School.
From basic training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
uArmy Private Jake F. Franz, son of John Franz and nephew of Lisa Kenney, both of Brockton. He is a 2010 graduate of Brockton High School.
From basic training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
u Army Specialist Joseph M. Vella, son of Joseph Vella of Brockton and Rose Calabrese of Bridgewater. He is a 2008 graduate of Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School.
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