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VETERANS



Published: Sun, July 14, 2002 @ 12:00 a.m.



VETERANS

Learn more online

WASHINGTON -- A new Web site -- www.dol.gov/elaws/evets.htm -- offers information about programs and services available to active duty military personnel, veterans, reservists, National Guard members, and their families. For more information on the e-VETS Resource Advisor Web site, developed by the Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Service, call (202) 693-4745.

Free health screenings

BUTLER, Pa. -- The Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 325 New Castle Road, offers free health screenings for veterans from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday. People wishing to have cholesterol screening must fast eight to 12 hours before their test. Call (800) 362-8262 for more information.

BASIC GRADS

Army: Pvt. Justin R. Reitmann (Canfield High School, '01), son of Robin Turner of North Lima and Steve Reitmann of New Philadelphia.

PROMOTIONS

Master sergeant

Air Force Master Sgt. Richard Geister, son of Alberda Geister of Youngstown, was promoted to his present rank while serving at Lakenheath Air Force Base in England. Geister, a graduate of Austintown Fitch High School, attended Youngstown State University for two years. He is married to the former Linda Davis of Mineral Ridge. They have three children, Jessica, Marissa and Emma.

Army captain

Army Lt. Marc R. Angle was recommended for promotion to captain while serving as a Blackhawk helicopter pilot with the 501st Aviation Division in Hanau, Germany. Angle, a son of Dick and Bernadette Angle, is a 1999 graduate of the Military Academy at West Point and received the Achievement Award for meritorious service.

ADVANCED TRAINING

Army Command college

Navy Lt. Comdr. James T. Hosack graduated from the Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. The six-phase course, completed over a 10-month period, qualifies Navy officers for promotion to commander.

Hosack is a son of Earl and Shirley Hosack of Poland. He graduated in 1978 from Poland Seminary High School and received his bachelor's degree in 1995 and his master's degree in 1996, both from Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Va.

XItems of note for the Military Roundup can be sent to The Vindicator, Regional Desk, P.O. Box 780, Youngstown 44501-0780.




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