Army National Guard Pfc. Megan M. Luth has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Luth is the daughter of Stephen Lindholm of Federal Way. She is a 2007 graduate of Mariner High School and earned an associate degree in 2010 from Everett Community College.
Air Force Airman Angelica N. Smith graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Smith is the daughter of Tina Pellor of Everett. She is a 2010 graduate of Mariner High School.
Navy Seaman Brendan W. Gail, a 2012 graduate of Snohomish High School, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Army National Guard Pvt. Robert W. McDonough has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. McDonough is the son of David Booth of south Snohomish County. He is a 2004 graduate of Shorecrest High School.
Air Force Airman Justin J. Wadsworth graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Wadsworth is the son of Susann Wadsworth of Oak Harbor and Dean Wadsworth of Pasadena, Calif. He is a 2011 graduate of Oak Harbor High School.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Daniel Rossovsky graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Rossovsky is the grandson of Isak Rossovsky of Edmonds. He is a 2010 graduate of Inglemoor High School, Bothell. He earned an associate degree in 2011 from Cascadia Community College.
Air Force Airman Melvin X. Williamson graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Williamson is the son of Tonnie Corado-Williamson of Oak Harbor. He is a 2011 graduate of Oak Harbor High School.
Navy Seaman Recruit Qui N. Nguyen, son of Tieu V. Nguyen and stepson of Thanh-my T. Pham of Everett, recently completed basic training at U.S. Navy Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. Nguyen is a 2011 graduate of Everett High School.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Bradley K. Nelson graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Nelson is the son of Tiffany and Jeffery Nelson of Snohomish. He is a 2009 graduate of Henry M. Jackson High School, Mill Creek.
Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Jason A. Snyder, son of Liz and Bob Snyder of Lake Stevens, competed in the Damage Control Olympics aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Farragut. Snyder is a 1998 graduate of Lake Stevens High School and joined the Navy in August 1998.
Air Force Airman Roger S. Ledbetter graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Ledbetter is the son of Julie and Les Ledbetter of Arlington. He is a 2011 graduate of Everett Community College.
Fleet Reserve Association and Ladies Fleet Reserve Association unit and branch 18: Lunch noon, meeting 1 p.m. second Saturdays, 23003 56th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. 425-771-2774.
A group of veterans of wars in foreign lands (not associated with VFW) meets at 1 p.m., second Wednesdays, Carl Gipson Senior Center, 3025 Lombard, Everett. Call Ernie at 425-512-9786 or the senior center at 257-8780.
Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 12: 7 p.m. fourth Tuesdays, Lynnwood Elks Club, 6620 196th St. SW. All veterans who were awarded the Purple Heart are welcome and encouraged to attend. Call Keith Reyes, 360-631-4467, or Phil Sacks, 425-741-7311.
Legion Post 76: Arlington American Legion Auxiliary breakfast, 8 to 11 a.m., first Saturdays, 115 N. Olympic Ave. Cost is $5. Proceeds benefit veterans. Call 360-435-2492.
Legion Post 92: Stanwood offers prime rib dinner, 4:30 p.m., third Fridays. Legion and auxiliary meeting, 7 p.m., second Mondays, 26921 88th Ave. NW, Stanwood. Service office, 360-629-8021, open 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays to help veterans.
Legion Post 66: 6 p.m. third Mondays, Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. Call John, 425-743-7430
Legion Post 96: 7 p.m. second Tuesdays, Legion Hall, 1201 First St., Snohomish. Call 360-568-5340. Post 96 is raising funds for a large mural created by David Hose.
Legion Post 58: 7 p.m. third Tuesdays, Odd Fellows Building, 610 Lewis St., Monroe. Call Bob at 360-863-3544 or go to www.americanlegionmonroe.org.
Legion Post 6: 7 p.m. second Thursdays, the Fleet Reserve Association Club, 6802 Beverly Blvd. Everett. Call Marvin at 425-224-4137.
Legion Post 181: 7 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays, Lake Stevens Community Center, 1812 124th Ave NE. Call Tom at 425-314-5865, Tony at 360-631-3242, or Vern at 425-343-9637; email firstname.lastname@example.org; or go to [URL]www.post181.org;http://www.post181.org[URL].
Legion Post 178: 7 p.m. third Thursdays, Legion Hall, 2nd Street and Cedar Avenue NE, Marysville. Social hour at 6 p.m. Call Jeremiah at 253-405-8175 or Lett at 425-220-4940.
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Sultan VFW Post 2554 and Ladies Auxiliary: 7:30 p.m., second Thursdays, United Methodist Church, 211 Birch Ave., Sultan. Call 360-793-1879 or 360-793-3296.
Monroe VFW Post 7511: Noon, second Thursdays, IOOF Hall, 610 Lewis St., Monroe. Call Ken, 425-315-3509.
Edmonds VFW Post 8870 and Ladies Auxiliary: Lunch at 11:45 a.m., meeting at 12:30 p.m. second Fridays, Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. Call Fred at 206-940-7502, go to [/URL]www.vfw8870.org ;http://www.vfw8870.org [URL]or email email@example.com.
Arlington Boyer-Daniel VFW Post 1561: 7 p.m. first Tuesdays. For meeting location, call 425-232-8453, 360-435-6677 or go to [/URL]vfw1561.org;http://vfw1561.org[URL]. All veterans who have served honorably and received a combat or campaign medal are eligible to join.
Snohomish Gay Jones VFW Post 921 and Auxiliary: 1 p.m. third Saturdays, Boys &Girls Club, 402 Second St., Snohomish. Most overseas veterans are eligible. Help for all veterans who need a hand-up. Call 425-397-7111.
Everett VFW Post 2100: 6:30 p.m. fourth Thursdays, 2711 Oaks Ave., Everett. Ladies Auxiliary 2100: 6:30 p.m. second Monday. Call 425-337-1559 or go to [/URL]www.vfwpost2100.org;http://www.vfwpost2100.org[URL].
Lynnwood VFW Post 1040: first Thursdays, Alderwood Youth Club, 19619 24th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Call Martin, 425-774-7416, or Frank, 425-697-4102.
Old Guard VFW Post 2100: 6:30 p.m. last Thursdays, 2711 Oakes Ave., Everett. Call 425-252-2100.
Gold Bar VFW Post 9417: 6 p.m. first Thursdays. Call “Sarge” Watkins at 425-931-1638. Ladies Auxiliary: 4 p.m. first Wednesdays. Call Arden King at 360-793-2786.
Whitehead-Muzzall VFW Post 7392: 360-675-4048 or go to [/URL]vfwpost7392.org;http://vfwpost7392.org.
To submit news for this column, contact reporter Gale Fiege: 425-339-3427