Military Notes

  • Posted: Thursday, June 6, 2013 12:01 a.m.

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Johnie M. Watson, son of retired Air Force Lt. Col. Richard B. and Virginia L. Watson of Isle of Palms and brother of Richard B. Watson Jr. of Moffett Field, Calif., and Robert M. Watson of Charleston, along with other sailors and marines assigned to the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group, recently arrived in Norfolk, Va., following a 71/2-month deployment.

Watson is a 2000 graduate of Garrett Academy of Technology and joined the Navy in May 2008. He is a 2004 graduate of Limestone College with a bachelor’s degree.

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Stephen R. Darrow graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

Darrow is the son of Lisa Darrow of Mount Pleasant.

He is a 2012 graduate of Wando High School.

Army National Guard Pvt. Ashley L. Thompson has graduated from One Station Unit Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo., which included basic military training and advanced individual training.

Thompson is the daughter of Barbara and Ed Thompson of Awendaw.

She is a 2005 graduate of Wando High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in 2009 from The Citadel.

Marine Corps Pfc. Cameron R. Dills, son of Margaret A. Manley of Charleston, earned the title of Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island.

Dills is a 2012 graduate of Wando High School.

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