In the Service – Armacher, Aunger, Lewis, Thompson |

In the Service – Armacher, Aunger, Lewis, Thompson


Navy Seaman Second Class Ian Armacher graduated form Basic Naval Training at the Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

He is the son of Amy Mohr and Buckley Armacher and the brother of Sean and Cody Armacher, all of Grass Valley.

He is a 2003 graduate of Nevada Union High School and is currently attending the Naval Hospital Corps School.


Army Capt. Jonathan Aunger has arrived for duty at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

The captain is a training officer with 13 years of military service.

He is the son of Richard and Sylvia Aunger of Nevada City.

Aunger graduated in 1988 from Novato High School and received an associate degree in 1993 from the University of Maryland through a military extension program in Germany. He earned a bachelor’s degree in 1996 from the University of Nevada at Reno.


Airman First Class Bradford Lewis graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas, in September and has now graduated in the top of his class from the 360th T.R.S. at Sheppard Air Force Base. After a month in Little Rock, Ark., he will be a crew chief on a C-130 aircraft at Moody Air Force Base in Georgia.

He is the son and stepson of Don Lewis and Joni Jensen of Grass Valley, the son of Teri Enright of Monterey, and grandson of George and Marilyn Lewis of Cayucos and Robert and Mary Jo Enright of Grass Valley.

He is a 2004 graduate of Bear River High School.


Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Scott Thompson recently embarked on a routine scheduled deployment at sites throughout the world in support of national and theater operations in the Western Pacific while attached to Navy Mobile Construction Battalion 40, the Seabees, homebased in Port Hueneme.

The unit arrived in Okinawa, Japan, in mid-December and has been operational at several different locations in Japan, including Atsugi, Fuji, Iwakuni and Sasebo, as well as Pohang and Chinhae in South Korea, Diego Garcia and San Clemente Island.

He is the son of Lorri Hill of Grass Valley and Henry D. Thompson of Pollock Pines.

Thompson is a 2002 graduate of El Dorado High School of Placerville. He joined the Navy in January 2003.

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