Notables 11-21-07

Wed, 11/21/2007 - 9:34am
By: The Citizen

• Justice decorated Air Force Achievement Medal

Air Force 2nd Lt. James A. Justice has been decorated with the Air Force Achievement Medal. The medal is awarded to individuals for performance of meritorious service, acts of courage or other outstanding achievements or accomplishments rendered specifically on behalf of the Air Force. Justice received the medal for distinguished meritorious service as Public Affairs Action Officer for 71st Flying Training Wing at Vance Air Force Base, Enid, Okla. His leadership and ceaseless efforts contributed to the success of the public affairs office. Justice wrote several articles and took numerous photos for the base newspaper and public website to relay key information to its readers. As a result, one of his stories was reprinted in the Air Education and Training Command Torch Safety Magazine. Additionally, he was instrumental in converting the printed newspaper to an online format, and received praise from higher headquarters for accomplishing the project. Justice, a student pilot, is assigned to the 71st Flying Training Wing at Vance Air Force Base. The second lieutenant has served in the military for one year. He is the son of Bobby and Kaye Justice of Stockbridge, Ga. He is a 1998 graduate of McIntosh High School, Peachtree City, Ga., and received a bachelor's degree in 2003 from Furman University, Greenville, S.C.

• Wozniak graduates from basic combat training

Army Reserve Pvt. John Wozniak has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises. He is the son of John and Cordelia Wozniak of Peachtree City, Ga. Wozniak is a 2007 graduate of Starr’s Mill High School, Fayetteville, Ga.

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