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News of Area People Serving In the Military

Promoted to Colonel U.S. Air Force

On March 29, 2019, Lt. Col. Marc Walker was promoted to the rank of Colonel in the U.S. Air Force. Col Walker is the 92nd Deputy Maintenance Group Commander.The formal ceremony was at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington.He is a 1986 graduate of South Tama High School and the son of Jack and ...

Cornfileds, Common Sense and Community

This has been the fastest moving summer ever! This summer was filled with many hours of meetings, seminars, emails, phone calls and good old fashioned hard work. That is what this country was founded on - hard work!As we move ever closer to the upcoming legislative session, I would like to take ...

Lt. Col. Hansen advances to command

U. S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Michael Hansen has advanced to commander of the 72nd Medical Detachment - Veterinary Service Support - 86th Combat Support Hospital Eagles Vets - at Ft. Campbell, Ky.LTC Hansen, a veterinarian, is a 1990 graduate of South Tama High School and the son of Dale and ...

Maj. Steven C. Murty takes command of Division Aviation Battalion

Maj. Steven C. Murty, son of Lawrence and Rebecca Murty, Tama, and a graduate of South Tama High School took over command duties of the USAAD 5th Division Aviation Battalion - Headquarters Joint Readiness Training Center at Ft. Polk, La. on July 8.Among those attending the Change of Command ...

Maj. Steven C. Murty takes command of Division Aviation Battalion

Maj. Steven C. Murty, son of Lawrence and Rebecca Murty, Tama, and a graduate of South Tama High School took over command duties of the USAAD 5th Division Aviation Battalion - Headquarters Joint Readiness Training Center at Ft. Polk, La. on July 8.Among those attending the Change of Command ...

Tyler Quigley graduates from U.S. Army basic

Pvt. Tyler Quigley graduated from basic training and Advanced infantryman training on Dec 4,2015 at Fort Benning, Ga.Tyler is the son of Tim and Janelle Quigley, rural Toledo. He is a 2015 South Tama graduate.During basic training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, ...

Hunter Holland graduates Basic Combat Training

Army Pvt. Hunter C. Holland has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Ga.During the nine-week training period, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed ...

Cahow graduates Basic Training

Army Pvt. Michael T. Cahow has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Ga.Cahow is the son of Robin A. Herndon of Tama, and Trent D. Cahow of Belle Plaine. He is a 2014 graduate of South Tama High School.During the nine-week training period, the trainee received instruction in ...

Wickwire graduates from Air Force basic

Air Force Airman Michael A. Wickwire graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic ...

Morris graduates from Air Force basic

Air Force Airman Williem R. Morris graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic ...