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Kalandros graduates from basic training

CLEARLAKE OAKS, Calif. – Army Pvt. Michael J. Kalandros has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

Kalandros is the son of Becky and Emmanual Kalandros of Clearlake Oaks, Calif.

He is a 2007 graduate of Clearlake Community School.


Big crowd attends pasta feast benefiting Operation Tango Mike

Big crowd attends pasta feast benefiting Operation Tango Mike

NICE, Calif. – The Sons of Italy and Operation Tango Mike hosted a pasta feast on Thursday, Feb. 21, to a standing-room-only crowd.

There was not one empty seat in the hou...

Boxer, Burr introduce ‘Vietnam Veterans Day’ legislation

U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Richard Burr (R-NC), co-chairs of the Senate Military Family Caucus, have introduced legislation that would encourage the president...

VA hires more mental health professionals to expand access for veterans

WASHINGTON, DC – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has made significant progress in providing increased access to mental health care services for ...

New study examines the factors underlying suicides in the Army National Guard

Studies report that since 2004, suicides rates in the U.S. Army have been on the rise. While researchers debate the cause, a new study finds that among suicide cases from...

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