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8 Thursday, January 2, 1997 Pahrump Valley Gazette Daily Assurance For the Homebound Elderly - Probation / Parole Latch Key . Wake-up Calls Disabled Reminder Service Service for those with limited outside contact Fully automated system Pahrump Communication Station (PCS) 751-2121 Ext. 10. The Perfect Pet Dog and Cat Grooming 301 N. Gilmore Pahrump, NV 89048 Ph./Fax (702) 727-9444 Gift 00700rks 727-1655 Crafts from l00agraving while you walt! 140 E. Nicholas Way Mort - Fri 10-4 Sat - 11 - 4 the oAeart In The Service SAYEGH Marine Cpl. Sean E. Sayegh, son of Louis E. and Judith M. Sayegh of Pahrump, NV, recently returned from a six-month overseas deployment to the western Pacific and Indian oceans, and Persian Gulf with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, embarked aboard the ships of the USS Tarawa Amphibious Ready Group. Sayegh was one of more than 2,000 Marines who departed Camp Pendleton arid El Toro, CA, and Tuma, AZ as part of the USS Tarawa ARG, which also included the amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa, the amphibious transport dock USS Duluth and the dock landing ship USS Richmore. Early in the deployment, Sayegh's unit participated in a joint exercise combining U.S. Navy, Army, Air Force and Royal Thai forces. Airborne and amphibious landings were conducted during the largest combined U.S. - Thailand exercise of the year. In late August, Sayegh's unit remained on call in the Persian Gulf after Iraqi military forces invaded the Kurdish safe zone in northern Iraq. While in the Middle East, Sayegh also participated in live-fire training with Jordanian forces and an amphibious landing exercise in Kuwait. Sayegh's unit is a crisis-response force that is special opera- tions capable, enabling it to rapidly organize for combat opera- tions in virtually any environment. MEUs are divided into infantry battalion, an aircraft squadron, a support group and a command element. With the combination of these teams, Sayegh's unit supplies and sustains itselfforeitherquick mission accomplishment or clearing the way for follow-on forces. During Sayegh's 32,000 mile, 183 day voyage he visited Bahrain, Djibouti, Jordan, Kuwait, Malaysia, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Thailand and the United Arab Emir- ates. The 1989 graduate of Valley High School of Las Vegas joined the Marine Corps in June 1989. VANCLEAVE Seaman Recruit Angela R. Vancleave, daughter of Bradley M. and Connie M. Vancleave of 2891 W. Quail Run Road, Pahrump, Nev., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, I11. During the eight-week program, Vancleave completed a variety of training which included classroom study, practical hands-on instruction, and an emphasis on physical fitness. In particular, Vancleave learned naval customs, first aid, fire fight- ing, water safety and survival, and a variety of safety skills required for working around ships and aircraft. Even as the naval service gets smaller over the next few years, highly motivated young people like Vancleave are still finding an opportunity to improve their knowledge and education as they become part of the most highly technical naval force in history. This year alone the Navy will have more than 57,000 job openings and opportunities, most of which include guaranteed training. Vancleave is a 1995 graduate of Pahrump Valley High School. VALL[Y DENTAL GROUP 1420 E. State Highway 372 F00h00r.p. Nv, 800,os00 7 27-661 5 BRAIN Marine Pfc. Jonathan E. Brain, son of Navy Chief Petty Officer Richard J. Brain of 3920 W. Horn Road, Pahrump, recently completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. and was promoted to his present rank. Brain successfully completed 11 weeks of training de- signed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally. Brain and fellow recruits worked as a team to solve a number of tactical problems during the program. They performed close order drill and operated as a Marine small infantry unit in the field. He is a 1996 graduate of Whitman-Hanson Regional High School of Whitman, Mass HUMPHRIES Marine Pfc. Isaac W. Humphries, son of Harvey B. and Carol A Colpitts ofTonopah, NV, recently was promoted to his present rank while serving with Marine Attack Squadron 513, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, AZ. Humphries was promoted based on sustained superior job performance and proficiency in his designated specialty. The 1995 graduate of Steptoe Valley High School of Ely, NV, joined the Marine Corps in August 1995. HILL Navy Petty officer 2nd class David K. Hill, a 1987 graduate of Tonopah High School of Tonopah, Nev., recently returned from a six-month deployment to the western Pacific and Indian ocean aboard the guided missile cruiser USS California. Hill is one of more than 550 Sailors aboard the cruiser who retumed to their home port in Bremerton, Wash. They werepart of the eight-ship USS Carl Vinson Battle Group, which also included nine tactical aircraft squadrons, surface combatants, and submarines. During the deployment, Hill supported the retaliatory missile strikes against Imq during Operation Desert strike in the Persian Gulf by providing air defense support for the USS Tarawa Amphibious Ready Group. Hill and fellow crew members visited Australia, Bahrain, Hawaii. Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore. He joined the Navy in May 1992. IBARRA Marine Pvt. Alfredo Ibarra, son of Ricardo and Gloria Ibarra of Amargosa Vly, Nev., recently completed basic uaining at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego. Ibarra successfully completed 11 weeks of training de- signed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally. Ibarra joins 41,000 men and women who will enter the Marine Corps this year from all over the country. He is a 1996 graduate of Beatty High School ofBeatty, Nev. SULLIVAN Marine Lance Cpl. Robert N. Sullivan, son of William F. Sullivan of Beatty, Nev., recently departed on a six-month deployment to Okinawa, Japan with the Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines. Home based in Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sullivan's unit deployed as pan of the 31st blarine Expedtionary Unit (MEU). Prior to the deployment, Sullivan trained rigor- ously for the demanding challenges he may confront with the special operations capable MEU. The 1995 graduate of Beatty High School joined the Marine Corps in September ' 1995. Jeffrey Ross Gunter, M.D. Diplomate American Board of Dermatology Fellow American Academy of Dermatology Fellow American Society for Dermatologic Surgery PAHRUMP DERMATOLOGY Skin Cancer Specialist Mohs Micrographic Surgery Cutaneous Surgery Skin Diseases Skin Allergy Testing. Skin Growths Moles * Warts * Rashes Cosmetic Chemical Peels * Fruit Peels Spider Veins Acne Treatment Retin-A Accutane * Acne Surgery Medicare Assignment ' Most Major Insurance Accepted Courtesy Insurance Billing CALL 72 7-0146 1330 Highway 160, Suite 12 Pahremp LANDRY Navy Seaman Recruit James E. Landry, son of Norman R. and Nanetta L. Landry of Pahrump, NV, re- cently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Train- ing Command, Great lakes, IL. During the eight-week pro. gram, I.andry completed a va- riety oftraining whichincluded classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, fire fighting, watex safety and survival, and ship- board and aircraft safety. Landry is a 1996 graduate of Pahrump Valley High . School. t 0