In the Service

Air Force Airman Trentyn S. Tavares 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 earn four credits toward an Associate in Applied Science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Tavares is the son of Frank Tavares of Haiku and Gail Manibog of Kihei, grandson of Ernest and Janet Manibog and cousin of Jobie Manibog and Jarett Manibog of Kihei.

He is also the brother of Laney Tavares and Trecyn Tavares.

The airman graduated in 2011 from King Kekaulike High School.

In the Service

Private First Class Jarred Anthony Sagadraca, 20, of Wailuku graduated from the United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego on May 8. Sagadraca successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training at MCRD San Diego as one of 52 recruits in Golf Co 2nd Battalion Training Platoon 2147. Following 10 days home on leave, Sagadraca will report to Camp Pendleton near Oceanside, Calif., for Automotive Organizational Mechanic school.

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Army Pvt. Nikolai M. Camit 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.

Camit graduated in 2005 from Kihei Charter High School, and he earned an associate degree in 2014 from the University of Hawaii Maui College.

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Air Force Airman Trentyn S. Tavares 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 earn four credits toward an Associate in Applied Science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Tavares is the son of Frank Tavares of Haiku and Gail Manibog of Kihei, grandson of Ernest and Janet Manibog and cousin of Jobie Manibog and Jarett Manibog of Kihei. He is also the brother of Laney Tavares and Trecyn Tavares.

The airman graduated in 2011 from King Kekaulike High School.

In the Service

Dayson A. Damuni has received an Air Force Reserve Officers’ Training Corps scholarship to attend Brigham Young University in Utah. Scholarships are awarded on a merit system in areas such as academic achievement, extra curricular activities, physical fitness, specific performance or accomplishment, leadership abilities and personal interviews.

The scholarship entitlements include tuition and fees, an annual allowance of $600 for textbooks and a monthly stipend for up to 10 months of each school year for contracted cadets at the host college or university.

Upon graduation from the host college and completion of the ROTC program, the student cadet receives a bachelor’s degree and a commission as a 2nd lieutenant in the Air Force. All ROTC students incur a military service obligation of four years (10 years for pilots), which is fulfilled by serving on active duty.

Damuni will be a 2015 graduate of Kamehameha Schools Maui.