In the Military

Air Force

Air Force Airman Ashlee L. Ray of Waldorf, Md., graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Ray earned distinction as an honor graduate.

She is the daughter of Monique Wilson of Waldorf, Md., and the granddaughter of Sandra Rue of Steubenville.

In the Military


Army Sgt. 1st Class Brian Plesich recently was promoted to warrant officer at Fort Rucker, Ala.

Plesich served in both Gulf wars, where he earned a Bronze Star. He currently serves in the Army Reserves and is a federal officer in the U.S. Border Patrol in Arizona.

He is the son of Laurel and Joseph Plesich of Steubenville.