U.S. Army Pvt. Ryan E. Jones recently graduated from the Fire Support Specialist Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
Son of Ronald E. Jones Jr. of Harriman and Lisa K. Goodman of Devonia, he is a 2008 graduate of Oliver Springs High School.
Field artillery specialists serve in intelligence activities including target processing, cannon battalions, division artillery, artillery and maneuver brigade and headquarters and fire support elements.
How does one become a member of Medic Regional Blood Center?
It’s easy: those who have donated blood within the last year are automatically Medic members.
Being a member of Medic protects both donors and their IRS dependents. One blood donation a year exempts donors and their IRS dependents from paying blood-collection or blood-processing fees anywhere in the U.S. if a transfusion is needed.
This benefit can save a family thousands of dollars.
25 Years Ago
The completion of the walkway around Kingston’s lakefront was in sight. The state moved the guard rail on the dike closer to the highway, making room for the walkway to be built behind it on the lakeside. The Kingston Parks and Recreation Commission voted to spend up to $3,000 for materials to extend the walkway across the dike.
Glimpses of life into the African-American community of Scarboro is shown in a special exhibit on display through April at the American Museum of Science and Energy in Oak Ridge.
“When you look at the pictures, personal items and hear the oral histories told by Scarboro High School graduates, you journey back in time to relive their experiences,” said Rose Weaver of Oak Ridge, collector of Scarboro memorabilia.