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Community Briefs 08/04/2017

Aug 03, 2017
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Timothy L. Trigger

Training complete

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Timothy L. Trigger graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, 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 also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Trigger is the son of Larsen M. and Karen R. Trigger of Ocean Pines, and brother of Taylor M. Trigger of Alexandria, Virginia.

He is a 2012 graduate of Liberty High School, Eldersburg, Maryland. He earned a bachelor’s degree in 2016 from Towson University.


Katie Hofman of Berlin graduated from Mercersburg Academy, where she was named a commended scholar (all grades of 85 or above) during the spring term.

She will attend the United States Naval Academy.

Mercersburg Academy is a coeducational, independent college preparatory boarding and day school in south-central Pennsylvania with students enrolled in grades 9-12 and a post-graduate year.

Degree earned

Benjamin Rammer of Berlin received his Master of Science in Nursing - Leadership and Management (RN to MSN) and Mary Mullins of Ocean City earned her Master of Science in Nursing - Education (RN to MSN) from Western Governors University.

The university held its 33rd semi-annual commencement ceremony at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City on July 15 and celebrated the graduation of more than 10,000 graduates.

At the commencement, the online, nonprofit university recognized 6,348 undergraduates and 4,140 graduates who have completed their degrees in business, information technology, K-12 teacher education, and healthcare, including nursing.

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