Prevard completes basic training

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class James F. Prevard Jr. graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Prevard is the son of James Prevard Sr., of Pleasantville. He is a 2010 graduate of Pleasantville High School.

Moya competes in Damage Control Olympics

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Kevin B. Moya, a 2000 graduate of Pleasantville High School, competed in the ship’s Damage Control Olympics aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Farragut.

DC Olympics provide sailors a chance to have fun, while testing and improving the damage control skills they learned through normal training.

Farragut’s DC Olympics consisted of six events including a firefighting ensemble relay, message relay, pipe patching scenario, de-smoking race, stretcher bearer race and a competition to see who could aim a fire hose the best by filling a trash can with the water stream.

Six teams participated in the DC Olympics. Each team was made up of members from the different repair lockers aboard the ship.