Military Announcements

Published 9:45 pm Saturday, June 2, 2018

Brandon Saxby commissioned as Army officer

Brandon Saxby, of Suffolk, is one of more than 100 Army officers commissioned in The Citadel Class of 2018. Cadets joining the Army upon graduation at The Citadel took their commissioning oath on May 4 in McAlister Field House. The cadets were officially sworn in as officers during the South Carolina Corps of Cadets commencement ceremony on May 5.

Saxby received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science.


Bria L. Perry graduates


Bria L. Perry completed basic training for the U.S. Army on May 17 at Fort Jackson, S.C. She is the daughter of Walter Perry and Tracey Thomas.


Nicholas E. Martin graduates


U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Nicholas E. Martin 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.

Martin earned distinction as an honor graduate.

He is the son of James and Tammy Martin of Indian Head, Md. The airman is also the husband of Alexandra Martin.

Martin graduated in 2011 from King’s Fork High School and earned an associate degree in 2017 from Southwest Tennessee Community College, Memphis, Tenn.