News about members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard in our communities.
Returned from deployment to Afghanistan
► Army Sergeant Michael MacDonald, son of Donna Alum of Hudson and Thomas MacDonald of Walpole. He is a 2003 graduate of Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School. He was attached to the 3d Special Forces Group in support of Village Stability Operations. His awards include the Afghan Campaign Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, NATO Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, and the Army Achievement Medal.
From basic training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio
► Airman Ryan M. Shea, son of William Shea of Burlington, and grandson of Geraldine Shea of Quincy. He is a 2011 graduate of Burlington High School.The Globe welcomes submission of news items about local military personnel. Items may be sent to Alice C. Elwell at firstname.lastname@example.org. Material for this column was provided by or was verified by the Department of Defense.