Neighbors in Uniform: Dec. 6

December 6, 2013 

Galle

Captain Daniel Galle, OD, a native of Bradenton, son of Richard and Mary Ann Galle, has graduated from officer training at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ga. He is stationed at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas as a doctor of optometry. Dr. Galle received a bachelor's degree in biomedical science with a minor in biomedical physics from The University of South Florida and his doctorate of optometry from the University of Indiana. Galle gives credit to many including Dr. Murphy and Dr. Marcin for the encouragement he received while working at the Eye Center. Dr. Galle was president of Fellowship of Christian Optometrists for a year and participated in several eye-care mission trips to Central America. He now resides in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife, Ashley, and sons Levi and Micaiah.

Hagler

In ceremonies held May 10-11, at the University of North Georgia, graduating cadets were awarded commissions as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army or Georgia National Guard. Kelsey A. Hagler earned a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and commissioned into the U.S. Army Adjutant General Corps. She is the daughter of Jean Hagler and the sister of Laura Robinson, both of Bradenton. She graduated in 2008 from Manatee High School. Hagler also was awarded the Military Order of the Purple Heart Award. This award is presented to the cadet who demonstrates a positive attitude toward ROTC, holds a leadership position in the Corps, active in campus and school activities, and must have a GPA of 3.0 or better.

Italiano

Air Force Airman Katrina M. Italiano graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Italiano is a 2008 graduate of Palmetto High School.

Pick

Air Force Airman 1st Class Matthew K. Pick graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Pick is the son of Keith and Lori Pick of Palmetto.

He is a 2012 graduate of Palmetto High School.

Heiser

Air Force Airman Joshua E. Heiser graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Heiser is the son of Deborah Heiser of Palmetto.

He is a 2008 graduate of Palmetto High School.

Bernhardt

Air Force Airman Thomas Bernhardt Jr. graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Bernhardt is the son of Tom and Julie Bernhardt of Sarasota.

He is a 2012 graduate of Braden River High School.

Terwilliger

Air Force Airman Kenneth Terwilliger graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Terwilliger is the son of Kenneth and Julie Terwilliger of Bradenton.

He is a 2012 graduate of Lakewood Ranch High School.

King

Army Pvt. Tyler A. King has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Colum

bus, Ga.

King is the son of Daren and Kim King of Bradenton, and Claudine Colmorgen of Myakka.

He is a 2009 graduate of Braden River High School.

Vicente-Marin

Army Pvt. Javier Vicente-Marin has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

Vicente-Marin is the son of Maria Marin-Diez and stepson of John Reichner, both of Bradenton.

He is a 2009 graduate of Cardinal Mooney High School.

Doss

Army Pfc. Arik T. Doss has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

Doss is the son of Shannon Doss of Bradenton.

He is a 2008 graduate of Braden River High School.

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