Air Force Cadet Daniel J. Scott has earned honors with placement on the superintendent’s list at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. The cadet demonstrated excellence in military performance, academic studies and athletic and physical fitness. Scott is pursuing a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry at the academy. He is the son of Catherine Scott and Jeffrey Scott, both of Mukilteo. He is a 2001 graduate of Kamiak High School.
Air Force Airman Joseph P. Derrig has graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Derrig is the son of Elizabeth Colette of Everett.
Navy Seaman Apprentice Anthony A. Moore has graduated from Seabee Utilitiesman Training at the Naval Construction Training Center Detachment, Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls, Texas. Sailors in the course learn to operate, install, repair and maintain water treatment equipment, water distribution and supply systems, boilers, air conditioning, compressors and refrigeration equipment. Moore is the son of Beckie Kammerer of Everett.
Army Pfc. Jeremy L. Czarnik has returned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade in Vicenza, Italy, after completing a deployment to Iraq in support of "Operation Iraqi Freedom" with additional participation in "Operation Northern Delay." Operation Northern Delay was the largest airborne assault since World War II and forced the Iraqi army to maintain approximately six divisions in the area to protect its northern flank, allowing coalition forces to advance on Baghdad. Czarnik is an airborne infantryman with more than one year of military service. He is the son of Matthew L. Czarnik of Freeland.
Navy Seaman Apprentice Keith M. Roberts Jr., son of Holly and Keith Roberts of Oak Harbor, recently completed basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. Roberts is a 2002 graduate of Oak Harbor High School.
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Gerry W. Elam, nephew of Sharon Washington of Everett, recently reported for duty at Naval Air Station, Kingsville, Texas.