Whitehall-Coplay Press

Saturday, August 19, 2017
PHOTO COURTESY OF Brianna Green, mass communication specialist 3rd Class, U.S. NAVYCulinary specialist Seaman Karim Lino, of Whitehall, prepares dinner aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67). Cole, part of the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWBCSG), is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations designed to reassure allies PHOTO COURTESY OF Brianna Green, mass communication specialist 3rd Class, U.S. NAVYCulinary specialist Seaman Karim Lino, of Whitehall, prepares dinner aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67). Cole, part of the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWBCSG), is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations designed to reassure allies

Service news

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Local News

Hilken graduates

U.S. Air Force

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Michael Hilken graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio — Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Hilken is a 2015 graduate of Whitehall High School.

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 also earn four credits toward an Associate in Applied Science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.