Navy Constructionman Anna L. Parcher, daughter of Deborah A. Foltz of Jamestown, Pa., and Mark E. Parcher, of North Lawrence, Ohio, and Petty Officer 2nd Class William M. Ferenczy, son of Linda L. and William J. Ferenczy of North Jackson, along with other sailors assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 11 were welcomed home by family and friends after a successful seven-month deployment to Afghanistan.

Parcher is a 2010 graduate of Jamestown Area High School, Jamestown, Pa. She joined the Navy in August 2010.


Air Force: Airman 1st Class Matthew D. Wilson (Struthers High School, ’07, and Kent State University, ’11), son of Patti Wilson of Struthers and grandson of Dave Wilson of Lowellville; Airman Jesse R. Foster (West Middlesex, Pa., High School, ’11); Airman Mark J. Thomas (Chaney High School, ’08), son of Jefferson and Crystal Thomas of Youngstown.

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