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Air Force Airman 1st Class Emil Reinovsky, son of Robert Reinovsky of Los Alamos, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.


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 earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Reinovsky earned distinction as an honor graduate. He graduated in 2005 from Los Alamos High School and received a bachelor’s degree in 2010 from the University of Colorado, Boulder.


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Navy  Seaman Weston S. Osborn, son of Sandra L. and Micheal S. Osborn of Los Alamos, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. 

During the eight-week program, Osborn completed a variety of training, which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness. 

Osborn is a 2010 graduate of Los Alamos High School.


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Navy Petty Officer Aban A. Jebbanema, son of Juanita and Mhamed Jebbanema of White Rock received the Navy Achievement Medal and 2010 VFA-122 Flying Eagle Junior Sailor of the Year award. Capt. Dell Bull recommended him for the award.

Jebbanema demonstrated exceptional leadership and technical knowledge, led the trouble-shooting and repair effort for three nose landing gear drag brace assemblies, seven horizontal stabilator servocylinders and three outer wing assemblies. 

He was also hand-selected for the troubleshooter shop, a position generally filled by senior petty officers. 

During the unprecedented merge of VFA-122 and VFA-25, his leadership and dedication proved instrumental in ensuring a smooth transition and successful cross training of 15 maintenance professionals.

Jebbanema’s managerial ability, personal initiative and unswerving devotion to duty reflected credit upon himself and were in keeping with the highest tradition of the United States Naval Service. 

 Jebbanema, a 2004 Los Alamos High School graduate is part of the VFA-122 Flying Eagles and is an aviation structural mechanic. He joined the Navy in 2007.