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Colorado Springs troops lauded with military awards

By name Newspaper - Published: May 12, 2013

Mitchell High School

Mitchell High School's Air Force Junior ROTC unit has received the Distinguished Unit Award for the 2012-13 academic year. The award recognizes cadets' outstanding accomplishments, the contributions of the instructors as mentors, and the support of the school and community. Fewer than 19 percent of the 867 Air Force JROTC units in the world received the award.

Army National Guard Pvt. David W. Morrison Jr.

Army National Guard Pvt. David W. Morrison Jr. has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga.

Morrison is a 2001 graduate of Veritas Christian Academy in Parker.

Airman Cody D. Landrum

Airman Cody D. Landrum graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

Landrum is the son of Galen Landrum of Colorado Springs and is a 2012 graduate of Palmer Ridge High School in Monument.

Airman Craig S. Hall

Airman Craig S. Hall graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base.

Hall is the son of Craig and Diane Hall of Fountain and is a 2010 graduate of Mesa Ridge High School.

Airman Christopher E. Truty

Airman Christopher E. Truty graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base.

Truty is the son of Christopher Truty of Colorado Springs and is a 2007 graduate of Liberty High School.

Airman Gregory K. Webb Jr.

Airman Gregory K. Webb Jr. graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base.

Webb is a 2004 graduate of Doherty High School.

Airman Lindsey J. Hafer

Airman Lindsey J. Hafer graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base.

Hafer is the daughter of Bea Jelitto of Peyton and is a 2004 graduate of Falcon High School in Peyton.

Airman Arlene Martinez

Airman Arlene Martinez graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base.

Martinez is the daughter of Dinora and Sandor Martinez of Colorado Springs and is a 2011 graduate of Vista Ridge High School.

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