News about members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard in our communities.
► Air Force Master Sergeant Christopher N. Currier, son of Dianne Peck of Haverhill and a 1989 graduate of Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School. The 23-year veteran is assigned to the 446th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
► Army Major James R. Lally Jr., (above) son of Laura and the late James Lally of Lowell and an Everett native. He is a 1997 graduate of Everett High School, has deployed five times, and is a Bronze Star recipient.
Completed Surface Warfare Officer qualification
► Navy Lieutenant Junior Grade Benjamin F. Taylor (above), son of Susan Fennelly and Edward G. Taylor of Winchester and a 2006 graduate of Winchester High School. The lieutenant will next report to the Navy’s Nuclear Power School in Charleston, S.C.
From Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Goose Creek, S.C.
► Navy Petty Officer 3d Class Bennett L. Westgate, son of Verne Westgate and Robin Ellington, both of North Andover and a 2009 graduate of North Andover High.
From basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio
► Airman Stephen M. Volak, son of Deidre and Scott Volak of Chelmsford.
► Airman Sean P. Miller, a 2008 graduate of Everett High School.
► Airman Alysa C. Gaudet, (above) daughter of Ruth and Dennis Gaudet of Peabody and a 2011 graduate of Peabody Veterans Memorial High.
► Airman Jahziel A. Baez, (above) son of Rosa Baez of Florida and grandson of Fioraliza Baez of Salem. He is a 2011 graduate of McArthur High School, Hollywood, Fla.
► Airman Ryan F. Doran, son of Rose Doran of Medford, and a 2005 graduate of Medford High School.
► Airman 1st Class Gregory M. Tayetto, brother of Jennifer Severino of Gloucester and nephew of Evelyn Powell of Boston. He is a 2006 graduate of Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School, Easton.
► Airman 1st Class Christopher M. Reynolds, son of James and Roseanne Reynolds of Tewksbury and a 2006 graduate of Tewksbury Memorial High School.
► Airman Mark A. Wheeler, son of Robert and Eleanor Wheeler of Dracut and a 1998 graduate of Westford Academy.
► Airman Paul A. Neves, (above) son of Lori Young of Burlington and Luis Neves of Woburn. He is a 2011 graduate of Burlington High School.
From basic training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
► Army Private Shavon A. Whyte, son of Paul Whyte of Connecticut and Norma Gray Williams of Everett.
► Army Private Brandon Smith, son of Debra Freire of Nashua and a 2004 graduate of North Cambridge Catholic High School.
► Army Private Marlos Acordi, son of Zulamar Acordi of Everett and a 2006 graduate of Everett High School.