Active Duty List

by | July 4, 2014 3:22 pm

Last Updated: April 26, 2017 at 4:26 pm

The Forest-Blade will keep an active duty list of all Emanuel County natives serving at home and abroad.
Submit name, rank, branch and hometown to The Forest-Blade, PO Box 938, Swainsboro, Ga 30401; call 237-9971; or e-mail us at news@emanuelcountylive.com
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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, Iraq.
SPC. Christopher Codi Anderson, 800th Afghanistan.
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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. 1st Class Dennis Brown, Summertown, Army, Ft. Sill, Okla.
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.
Sgt. 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.
Crpl. Timothy E. Bird, USMC, Washington D.C.
E-4 Kashema Latoya Brooker, Augusta, Columbia, S.C.
PFC Lee A Brinson, 810th En Co serving in Afghanistan
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Cpl. Larry L. Clark, Swainsboro, Marines, Iraq.
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 (8CIE6), Twin City, air traffic control, Navy, Pensecola, Fla.
SSG Anthony Carlie, Stillmore, Army, Ft. Irwin, Calif.
Spc Harry L. Campbell III, Army National Guard, Camp Taji , Iraq.
E3 Larry Marcel Coleman, Swainsboro, Navy, Yokozuka, Japan.
William Emory Carr, Medic, U.S. Navy, Capp LaJuene, N.C.
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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.
Eddie Dixon III, Twin City, A1C, Air Force, Anchorage, Alaska.
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.

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Sgt. Adam Edenfield, Twin City,USMC, Cherry Point, NC
SSgt Brandon Eckardt, Swainsboro, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
Sgt. Hunter J. Freeman, Swainsboro, USMC and Military Police, San Diego, Calif.
Sgt. Nathaniel R. Edenfield, Swainsboro, USAF Reserve, Dobbins A.F.B., Atlanta, Ga.
Spc. Christopher Ellis, Swainsboro, Army, Fort Drum, N.Y.
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Cpl. Dustan Fennell, Adrian, Army, 57th Signal Battalion, Iraq.
Jowan A. Freeman, Summertown, Airman First Class E-3, Barkdale Air Force Base, La.
Sgt. Hunter Jay Freeman, San Diego, Calif., USMC
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.
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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.
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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.
Capt. Derrick A. Harper, Swainsboro, U.S. Air Force,  Flight Commander, Robins AFB.
Spec. E4 Gary Huerta, Swainsboro, Army, Iraq.
PFC Michael Porcel Hall, Swainsboro, 810th Eng. Co., Afghanistan.
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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.
Pfc. Jessica Lynn Jones, Nunez, 359th Signal Brigade of Fort Gordon, US Army Reserves, Bagram, Afghanistan.
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TSgt 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.
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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.
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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.
Seaman James Mincey, Twin City, Navy, USS John F. Kennedy, Jacksonville.
Kimberly Miller, PVT. Air Force, San Antonio, Tex.
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.
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.
E4 Fred Grimes Mason III, Swainsboro, Army Infantry, Ft. Carson, Colo, Iraq.
PFC Jessie Moxley, Adrain, Marines, San Diego, California.
Airmen Philip McFarren, Navy, USS Naussau.
Master Sargeant Joseph E. Moore, U.S. Army, Fort Bragg, Fayetteville, N.C.
Army Pvt. Bianca S. Moorman, Swainsboro, Korea.
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Lt. JG Matthew R. Newman, Swainsboro, Naval Station Norfolk, Norfolk, Va.
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.
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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.
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SPC. Robert Kirk Palmer, F 3-82 ATS, TF Coursair, FOB Shank, APO AE 09364
Staff Sgt. Wanda A. Phillips (E-6), Twin City, Germany.
Sgt. Karen K. Phillips (E-5), Twin City, Air Force, Moody AFB, Ga.
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.
SSG. Darwynn Palmer, Swainsboro, Army, Ft. Campbell, Ky.
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.
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Major Stephen M. Ray, United States Marine Corps, 4th LAR, Ft. Detrick, Maryland.
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.
PV2 Michelle Riddles, Swainsboro, National Guard, Ft. Sill, OK.
PFC Daniel Robertson, Twin City, Army, Transportation Operator, Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas.
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SFC Dale Simmons, Swainsboro, U.S. Army, Air Assault, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
SSG Derman Simmons, Swainsboro, U.S. Army, Grafenwoehr, 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.
CW3 Andy Stevens, Swainsboro, Army, Blackhawk Instructor/Pilot, Ft. Rucker, Alabama.
Msgt. Robert Louis Stephens Jr., Swainsboro, retired after 24 years of service.
SFC Tony A. Sherrod, Swainsboro, Army sergeant first class, financial manager 24th FMCO, Iraq.
Staff Sgt. William Ashley Stockholm, Swainsboro, Marines, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
SSgt., USAF Virgil L. “Shane” Smith, Swainsboro, 116th OSS Airdrew Flight Equipment, Robins AFB.
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.
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CPO (E-7) Charlie M. Tarver, Garfield, U.S. Navy, Submarine Communications Electronics Tenchnician, Program Executive Office Submarines, Washington, D.C.
Pvt. Donald Teagle II, Swainsboro, Army, field artillery, Korea.
LT Chad Thompson, Twin City, USCG, Rescue Helicopter pilot, Traverse City, Michigan.
LCDR Mike Thompson, Twin City, USN, Instructor, EA6 Electronic Attack Squadron 139, 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.
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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. Trent Womack, Swainsboro, Seymour Johnson, AFB, North Carolina.
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.
SPC Jonathan Wilson, HHC 707th MI BN, Ft. Gordon.
Ken Wynn, Swainsboro, Sergeant, Drill Instructor, El Paso, Texas.
PFC Chris Wilson, Fort Hood, Texas.
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Joshua C. Young, Swainsboro, Sgt. E4, Tyndall AFB, Panama City, Fla.
Jimmy M. Youmans (Mickey), Airman Apprentice, E-4, Navy, Everette, Washington.

comments » 2

  1. Comment by Leslie Wayne Lockhart

    March 28, 2016 at 11:07 am

    To whom it may concern,

    How can we go about making an update to this list. My information has changed. Thank you for your help.

    Leslie W. Lockhart

  2. Comment by Joan Walden

    October 13, 2016 at 1:36 am

    I hAve called twice to have my sons name added. Sergent Hunter Jay Freeman , San Diego Ca. USMC.


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