by Emanuel County Live | December 31, 2008 12:00 am
The Forest-Blade will keep an active duty list of all Emanuel County natives serving at home and abroad.
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TM2 Patrick O. Andrews, Naval Magazine Indian Island Port Hadlock, Washington.
Anthony Wayne Archer, Twin City, ET2, US Navy, Seattle, Washington. Presently on USS Carl Vinson, Persian Gulf.
James Eugene Archer, Twin City, EMI, US Navy, nuclear throttle engineer, St. Mary’s.
Capt. Matthew Alvarez, Army, Ft. Stewart.
Jerry Akridge, E2, Army, Ft. Benning.
Charles Jeremy Amerson, Millen, Fort Hood, Texas
Pvt. Christopher Codi Anderson, Swainsboro, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md.
Shannon Benjamin, E3, Swainsboro, Navy, Norfolk, Va.
Willie Joseph Butler Jr., Swainsboro, Army Reserves, Kuwait.
Willie Joseph Butler Sr., Swainsboro, 878th Battalion, Army National Guard, Baghdad, Iraq.
Willie Jacob Butler, Swainsboro, 878th Battalion, Army National Guard, Ft. Stewart.
MM3 Terance Brinson, Swainsboro, Navy, Norfolk, Va.
Ssg. William T. Bell, Swainsboro, Army National Guard, Baghdad, Iraq.
Spc. Amy L. Barker, Norristown, Army National Guard, Kuwait.
Sgt. E-5 Nicholas R. Brown, Swainsboro, Army, 75-H computer specialist, Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, D.C.
Nekka Brown, Twin City, Navy, Mayport, Fla.
Raymond G. Brown, Twin City, Marines, Honolulu, Hawaii.
GSgt. Raymond K. Brown, Twin City, Marines, Parris Island, S.C.
Sgt. Dennis Brown, Summertown, Army, Ft. Benning.
Gary Letravis Brooks, Stillmore, Air Force, Goodfellow, Texas.
PFC Jamaal Rashad Buttler, Swainsboro, stationed in Japan.
Matthew Bright III, Swainsboro, Airman First Class, Ft. Walton Beach, Fla
Sgt. Perry Lee Burke, Adrian, Marines, Jacksonville, N.C.
Sgt. Chad Beasley, Ft. Hood, Texas. AIC Derriance Beasley, Idaho.
E3 Jason Lee Bolton, Swainsboro, Airman, Kuwait.
Corporal Seth Brewer, Swainsboro, US Marines, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Corporal Timothy Eric Bird, Stillmore, Marines, Washington, D.C.
Pv2 Kevin William Barnes, Swainsboro, Army, 101st Airborne Division 1-327, Baji, Iraq.
Cpl. Larry L. Clark, Swainsboro, Marines, Iraq.
Msgt. Remer L. Collins, Stillmore, aircraft avionics, 321st AEW/AEMSXS, Masirah Oman.
Shannon K. Carswell, Swainsboro, E-5, operation specialist, USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, Norfolk, Va.
AIC Thomas E. Campbell Jr., Twin City, air traffic controller, Langley AFB, Newport News, Va.
AIC Laquintez Cook, Swainsboro, Minot AFB, N.D.
Staff Sgt. Jason Cowart, Twin City, Air Force, Warner Robins.
Staff Sgt. Matthew L. Clark, Swainsboro, Army, Ft. Stewart.
Sgt. Tandrea Cowan, Ft. Hood, Texas.
SrA. Jennifer Childers, Swainsboro, airman first class, Afghanistan.
Titus Lorenzo Culbreth (E-4), Twin City, air traffic control, Navy, USS Theodore Roosevelt, Norfolk, Va.
SSG Anthony Carlie, Stillmore, Army, Ft. Irwin, Calif.
BM2/E5 James Childs, Twin City, USCG Station Manistee, Manistee Michigan.
Spc Harry L. Campbell III, Army National Guard, Camp Taji , Iraq.
E3 Larry Marcel Coleman, Swainsboro, Navy, Yokozuka, Japan.
Sgt. Herbert A. Durden, Swainsboro, ACompany 878th, Iraq.
Sgt. Rufus Davis, Twin City, National Guard Reserves, Kuwait.
Sfc. Dwayne Davis, Adrian, Korea.
Sgt. Gilbert Daughtry, Twin City, Marines, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
HM1 Gregory Dunning, Swainsboro, 1st Marine Division FMF Pacific, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
1SG Furman Daniels, Swainsboro, US Army, 1st Warrant Officer Company, Warrant Officer Career Center, Fort Rucker, Alabama.
Eddie Dixon III, Twin City, A1C, Air Force, Anchorage, Alaska.
Eric C. Douglas, Swainsboro, Army Specialist, Fort Humphrey, South Korea.
Master Sgt. Dwayne Damron, Oak Park, Mountain Home, Idaho.
LT Chris Dudley, USN, Twin City, P-3C Weapons and Tactics Instructor, Task Force 57/72, Misawa AB, Japan
A1C (E-3) Jessica Elizabeth Drawdy, Swainsboro, Maintenance Production Scheduler, Air Force, Aviano AB Italy.
Aaron D. Durden (E-4), Swainsboro, Security, Aviation Ordinanceman G-8, USS Theodore Roosevelt CVN-71, Norfolk, Va.
Lcpl. Samuel W. Derr, USMC, Swainsboro, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California
Marissa Beatrice Dekle, Summertown, 19, Navy, E-2, Operations Specialist, CVW-1 attached to USS Enterprise, Virginia Beach, VA.
SSgt Brandon Eckardt, Swainsboro, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
SSgt. Nathaniel R. Edenfield, Swainsboro, Biomedical Equipment Technician, Eielson AFB, North Pole, Alaska.
Spc. Christopher Ellis, Swainsboro, Army, Fort Drum, N.Y.
Cpl. Dustan Fennell, Adrian, Army, 57th Signal Battalion, Iraq.
Lt. David L. Flanders, US Coast Guard, Coast Guard Command and Control Center, Va.
Jowan A. Freeman, Summertown, Airman First Class E-3, Barkdale Air Force Base, La.
E4 Jason Franklin, Swainsboro, Navy, USS Kittyhawk, Yoko, Japan.
E3 Brandon Franklin, Swainsboro, Marines, Quantico, Va.
E3 Raven Franklin Worthen, Swainsboro, Army, Ft. Jackson, S.C.
Sgt. E-5 Tyrone Gadson, Twin City, Army, 63W Wheel Vehicle Repairman, 596th Maintenance Company, Darmstadt, Germany.
SK2 Tasha L. Greene, Twin City, Norfolk, Va.
Sgt. Allen Garrett, Swainsboro, Marines, Camp Ramdi, Iraq.
Derrick Gilmore, Swainsboro, Army, Bamburg, Germany.
Staff Sgt. Ronald George Jr., Twin City, Army, Kitzingen, Germany.
SSgt. Joseph L. Gadson, E-5, Twin City, Air Force, Hickam AFB, Hawaii.
Sgt. Daniel Gregory, Swainsboro, Langley AFB, Va.
William L. Griffen, Swainsboro, Navy E-7-Chief Petty Officer, Kings Bay.
AIC Airman Adam Giles, Swainsboro, USAF, Seymour-Johnson AFB, NC.
E5 Taureane O’Neal Gardner, Swainsboro, USS Ashland, Norfolk, Va.
Pvt. Steven Lee Henry, Swainsboro, Army, Iraq.
Cpl. Keith B. Hopkins, Canoochee, Army, Iraq.
James E. Hayes, E-6, Twin City, Air Force, 65CES, Lajes Field, Azores.
Spc. Tammy L. Hawkins, Norristown, Army National Guard, Kuwait.
Cpl. Derald L. Hampton, Marine Corps Security Force Company, Naval Submarine Base Bangor, Silverdale, Washington.
Pvt. Robert James T. Hampton, Midville, Army, Ft. Lee, Va.
Sgt. Celeste Thigpen Higgins, Swainsboro, Army, Ft. Sill, Okla.
Sgt. Philip Hughes, E-5, Swainsboro, Army, Boaumholder, Germany.
Spc. Johnston Hodges, Swainsboro, Army, Korea.
Sgt. Barney Hayward Jr., E-5, Swainsboro, National Guard, Ft. Stewart.
SSG Michael Hughes, Stillmore, active reservist, Fort Bliss, Texas.
Tiffany S. Heath (E4), Swainsboro, Army, pharmacy specialist, Seoul, Korea.
E4 Sr. Airman Earnest Huston Jr., Swainsboro, Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Tsgt. Alton Lee Hester, Swainsboro, Tyndall AFB, Panama City, Fla.
SSgt (E-5) Derrick A. Harper, Swainsboro, Air Force, Electronics Communications, Iraq .
Spec. E4 Gary Huerta, Swainsboro, Army, Iraq.
Sgt. Jason C. Jones, Swainsboro, 233rd TCO, Kuwait.
James B. Jordan, Garfield, gunnery sergeant, Marines, Iraq.
Sgt, Gregory L. Jones, Canoochee, Marines, MCAS Beaufort, SC.
MASN, E-3, Christopher L. Jones, Canoochee, Navy Reserve, Augusta
Sfc. Tommy L. James Jr., 4th Infantry Division, Command Advisory Group, Iraq.
Ssg. Tommy L. James, Garfield, C28, Ft. Hood.
SSgt. Robert Johnson, Swainsboro, Army, stationed in Italy.
Sfc. Vivian Ann Foots-Jackson, E6, Swainsboro, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md.
SK1, E-6, Felicia A. Jones, Canoochee, Navy, Jacksonville, Fla.
Pfc. Trevion Jackson, Adrian, Marines, Camp Geiger, N.C.
Cpl. Nicholas Warren Jenkins, Twin City, Marines, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
YN3 Lee A. Johnson (E4), Swainsboro, Navy, King’s Bay.
Starsky Toron Johnson, Swainsboro, National Guard, Iraq.
SSgt Clifton Kirkland, 82nd Aerospace Medicine Squadron, Sheppard AFB, Texas.
SSgt. Jeff Kersey, Swainsboro, 89th Comm. Squadron, Andrews AFB, Washington, D.C.
Airman E-4 James Nathaniel (Nathan) Kay, Swainsboro, Navy, USS John F. Kennedy.
Xavier King, DC1, PCU Ronald Reagan CUN-76, nuclear carrier, Newport News, Va.
Sgt. Adam D. Kersey, Kite, Marines, MSOC, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Cpl. Jerry Chase Kersey, Swainsboro, data network specialist, DMS operator, Marines, Camp LeJeune, N.C.
Spec. 4 John Deron Lindsey, Oak Park, Army National Guard 878th Engineer Battalion, Iraq.
Pfc. Brandon A. Lovett, Swainsboro, Army, 3ID Discom, Kuwait.
Dfc. Laura Lovett, Adrian, Army, Kuwait.
Sgt. Leslie Wayne Lockhart, Swainsboro, Marines, Kuwait.
Dana Clarke Lowe, Swainsboro, Staff Sgt. E6, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
Sgt. Tara L. Lewis, Swainsboro, Army, Iraq.
E4 Volario A. Lott. Swainsboro, Army, Norfolk, Va.
Pfc. Henry Moore, Midville, Marines, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
SSgt. Rusty Moore, Midville, Marines, Okinawa, Japan.
Cpl. Gregory Paul Moore II, Swainsboro, Marines, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Airman Brandon Meeks, U.S. Navy, USS George Washington.
Lt. Anthony McIntosh, Swainsboro, Army, DeWitt Army Community Hospital and Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
Tsgt. Patrick Hasty Mills, Twin City, Army National Guard, Kuwait.
Sgt. Thomas Morgan III, Army, Ft. Benning, currently in Kosovo.
Sgt. Gary D. Marion, Swainsboro, Army (E-6), Ft. Irvine, Calif.
Sgt. Major Jimmy Mincey, Twin City, Marines, Okinawa, Japan.
1st Lt. LaTonya Durden McCord, Swainsboro, health care administrator, Robins AFB.
AIC Dennis Merrion, Japan.
Lance Cpl. Kevin (Dusty) McMillan, Swainsboro, Marines, Marine Barracks 8th and I, Washington, D.C.
AB Brent McMillan, Swainsboro, Air Force, Panama City, Fla.
MSgt. David A. Muns, Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi, Miss.
Seaman James Mincey, Twin City, Navy, USS John F. Kennedy, Jacksonville.
Spc. Tyrell Mays, E-4, Swainsboro, 318 Chemical Specialists, Kuwait.
Sfc. Daveda Lesley Malone, Adrian, Ft. Gordon.
AB Joseph L. McMillan, Lexsy, Keesler AFB, Biloxi, Miss.
Sr. Airman 1st Class Steven Christopher Morris, Twin City, Air Force, Mountain Home, Idaho.
Petty Officer 1st Class Stevie Wayne McGee, Canoochee, Navy, Mayport, Fla.
Michael S. McNeal, Swainsboro, AT2 (AW), VF-103 Oceana Naval base, Virginia Beach, Va.
AIC Kareem Mansfield, Swainsboro, US Air Force, Minot AFB, N.D.
SSgt. Patrick Mills, Twin City, Air National Guard, 65th Airlift Wing.
CPL Michael C. Meadows, Adrian, lst Bn 8th Marines, Camp Lejeune, N.C., back from Iraq.
Shatoya Hunt-Mansfield, E-3, Swainsboro, Kaiserslautern, Germany.
Spec. Richard Miller, Army National Guard 878th Engineer Battalion, Northern Iraq.
Petty Officer Third Class Jonathan Moxley, Adrian, USS Dwight D. Eisenhower(CVN69), Norfolk,Va.
E2 Fred Grimes Mason III, Swainsboro, Army Infantry, Ft. Carson, Colo.
PFC Jessie Moxley, Adrain, Marines, San Diego, California.
Lt. JG Matthew R. Newman, Swainsboro, NAS Jacksonville, Fla.
R.D. Nay, Naval Hospital, Balboa, San Diego, Calif.
SSgt. Jeffery M. Nail, Adrian, US Army Ranger, Dahlonega.
Lcpl. Jeffery Donald Neal, Kite, USMC, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Alfred “Lane” O’Quinn, Swainsboro, Army E-7, Ft. Irwin, California.
Sgt. Jay Outlaw, Oak Park, Army, Kuwait.
Staff Sergeant John Oliver, 1995 Swainsboro High School graduate, Company Gunnery Sergeant, BF Co., 9th ESB, Okinawa, Japan.
Staff Sgt. Wanda A. Phillips (E-6), Twin City, Germany.
Sgt. Karen K. Phillips (E-5), Twin City, Air Force, Moody AFB, Ga.
Sfc. Harrison Pierce, Twin City, Army, Ft. Knox, Ky.
Sgt. Althea Phillips, Adrian, National Guard, Ft. Stewart, Ga.
Bhatia Pullens, Swainsboro, Navy E-5, Jacksonville, Fla.
Nicholas Pullens, Swainsboro, Army E-2, Fort Hood, Texas.
Sr. Airman Kristoffer Patton, Swainsboro, crew chief, Eglin AFB, Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.
Sgt. Darwynn Palmer, Swainsboro, Army, Ft. Wainwright, Alaska.
Christopher Pullen, Army Pfc., Fort Hood, Texas.
Ssgt. Casey Powell, Swainsboro, Shaw AFB, S.C.
Sgt. Richard B. Parrish, Twin City, Marines, Kilo Co., Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Capt. Stephen M. Ray, Marine Corps Security Force Battalion, Norfolk, Va.
Lt. Col. John Rogers, chief of logistics, Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Ft. Gordon, Ga.
LeByron B. Russell, Twin City, Air Force, San Antonio, Texas.
Pv2 Hyland Rountree, Twin City, medical supply specialist, Miesau Army Depot, Germany.
EM1/SS Donald L. Skipper, Jr., Swainsboro, U.S.S. Los Angeles SSN688, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
E6 Tawanza Smith, Swainsboro, Air Force, Kunsan, Korea.
Cadet Candidate Virgil Shane Smith, Swainsboro, Air Force Academy, Colorado.
CW2 Andy Stevens, Swainsboro, Army, Blackhawk pilot, Camp Taji, Iraq.
Msgt. Robert Louis Stephens Jr., Swainsboro, Air Force, Ft. Mead, Md.
SFC Tony A. Sherrod, Swainsboro, Army sergeant first class, financial manager 24th FMCO, Iraq.
Staff Sgt. William Ashley Stockholm, Swainsboro, Marines, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
SFC Virgil L. Smith, Swainsboro, 1st Cav., Ft. Hood, Texas.
Sr. Airman Candace Giles-Shannon, Swainsboro, USAF, Whiteman AFB, MO.
Sgt. Dustin Scott, 101st Airborne Unit, Ft. Campbell, K.Y.
Sgt. Timothy D. Shay, Army, 82nd Airborne, Iraq.
SSG Dale C. Simmons, Swainsboro, Army, Baumholder, Germany.
CW3 Joshua Scott, Twin City, BlackHawk pilot, Hunter Army Airfield, Savannah.
Pvt. Donald Teagle II, Swainsboro, Army, field artillery, Korea.
LT Chris Thompson, Twin City, USN, Surface Combat Systems Center, Wallops Island, Virginia.
LTjg Chad Thompson, USCG Flight Training, NAS Whiting Field, Florida.
LT Mike Thompson, Twin City, USN, EA6 Electronic Attack Squadron 129, Whidbey Island, Washington.
Msgt. Henry Thompson, Swainsboro, aircraft electician, 321st AEW/AEMXS, Masirah Oman.
Cpl. Reginald Allen Thomas, Swainsboro, Marines, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Sgt. 1st Class George Turner, Swainsboro, Army (E-7), Kitzingen, Germany.
Sgt. Terrance Turner, Ft. Hood, Texas.
LCPL Joshua C. Thompson, Swainsboro, lst Bn 8th Marines, Camp Lejeune, N.C., back from Iraq.
Corporal Reginald A. Thomas, Swainsboro, Marines, Okinawa, Japan.
SP4 Adam Lance Warren, Swainsboro, Army, 82nd Airborne, Iraq.
Sgt. Andrew Williams Jr., Swainsboro, ACompany 878th, Iraq.
Terry Worthen, Army, A Company 878th, Iraq.
Sgt. Jeannie Williams, Adrian, Army, Huntsville, Ala.
Sgt. Gary White, Summertown, Army, Seoul, Korea.
LCMDR Chad White, Navy pilot, San Diego, Calif.
P3 Justin Hugh Wren, Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Texas.
SSG Tony Winn, Swainsboro, Human Resource Sgt., HHC, 1-10 Aviation Batallion, Ft. Drum, N.Y.
Ladesha Weaver, Twin City, personal information systems management specialist, Iraq.
Sfc. Reginald Williams, Adrian, Huntsville, Ala.
Lakesha N. Worthen, Swainsboro, USS Nassua Engineering Dept., Norfolk, Va.
SFC Charles A. Woods, Army drill sergeant, Twin City, Ft. Jackson, S.C.
Sgt. Michelle Williams, Midville, Army, Iraq.
TSgt. David T. Womack, Swainsboro, RAF Lakenheath England.
Senior Airman Tyrone L. Wilson, Twin City, Elemendorf AFB, Alaska.
Sgt. Robert Washington Jr., heavy equipment operator, Ft. Hood, Texas.
Mark Wise, Swainsboro, dental technician, Navy, Gulf Port, Miss.
Sgt. Robert Williams, Swainsboro, Army, Schweinfurt, Germany.
Airman 1st Class Timothy Chad Watson, Twin City, Luke AFB, Phoenix, Ariz.
Dallas Wise, Aviation Ordnanceman Third Class, Swainsboro, Navy, Norfolk, Va.
Captain Jimmy Wedincamp, Jr., United States Army, USACHPPMSouth, Fort McPherson, Atlanta.
Tosha Weaver, E-6, Twin City, Air Force, Spangdahlem, Germany.
TM2 (E5) Willie J. Williams, Swainsboro, Navy Reserves, Kuwait.
Pvt. First Class John Wommack, E3 Logistical Specialist, Dellwood, South Korea.
Jonathan Wilson, Co. 344 MI. BN., Ft. Huachuca, Ariz.
Joshua C. Young, Swainsboro, Sgt. E4, Tyndall AFB, Panama City, Fla.
Jimmy M. Youmans (Mickey), Airman Apprentice, E-4, Navy, Everette, Washington.