Six MHS seniors have military duty in their future

Six members of the Meeker High School Class of 2014 have already committed to enter the military following spring graduation. From left to right are Jordan Smith, Kelly Denny, JC Henderson, Kenny Kohls and Emilee Kohls. Torrie Gerloff is not pictured.

MEEKER I Six students in Meeker High School’s 2014 senior class have already made up their minds that their future will involve the military and serving America through various branches of the Armed Forces.

Hall deployed to Afghanistan

RBC I Tyler Hall, a former Meeker student and the son of Randy and Debra Hall of Meeker was deployed for the second time on Oct. 30. His first deployment was in 2007, when he spent nine months in Iraq. This time he’ll be in Afghanistan for a minimum of nine months.

County residents asked to donate for soldiers

RBC — I have been sending care packages to soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan for nearly thre emonths to date. I am working through the organization www.soldiersangels.com.

Seely promoted to colonel in Washington, D.C. ceremony

MEEKER — On Feb. 11, Anthony “Tony” Seely was promoted to colonel during a ceremony officiated by the Chief of Air Force Reserve and Commander, Air Force Reserve Command, Lieutenant General John J. Bradley.