Military Report, June 8, 2008

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Purchase bricks for Korean Veterans War memorial

Bricks are available for purchase as memorials at the Korean War Veterans Memorial Park at the end of East Fifth Street.

As part of Riverview Park, the Korean Veterans Memorial Park features bricks with the names of military veterans from all branches who served from 1945 to the present day in Korea, including its territorial waters.

They are $50 each. Applications are available from Val Jensen, Korean War Veterans Association Chapter 305 treasurer, at 882-1739; or mail information of name, rank and service, and years in Korean theater, to Jensen at: 2654 Wellington North, Carson City, 89703.

The "Nevada Cities Complex" is in regard to the last battle fought from March 26-30, 1953 in Korea. Another plaque displays the 34 names of Nevadans who died during the war.

The chapter meets at 11 a.m. the first Thursday of each month at Veterans Memorial Hall, corner of Curry and Second streets.

Jacobsen graduates basic training

Air Force Airman Reanin S. Jacobsen has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises and special training in human relations.

In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward an associate degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

She is the daughter of Katerina Jacobsen of Carson City

Jacobsen is a 2006 graduate of Pahrump Valley High School, Pahrump.


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