AIR FORCE AIRMAN Carley A. Johnson has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio. She is the daughter of William A. and Patricia A. Johnson, Tonganoxie. She is a 1997 graduate of Tonganoxie High School.
NAVY SENIOR CHIEF Petty Officer Vernon W. Russell, son of Kathryn Russell, Baldwin, has received the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal. Russell earned the medal for his performance as executive officer at Naval Reserve Commander Fleet Activity Chinhae Detachment 6. Russell, a 1970 graduate of Baldwin High School, now serves at Naval Reserve Center in Kansas City, Mo.