The following have recently graduated from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.:

Marine Corps Pvt. Daniel J. Mead, son of Mary Oram of Westford, Mass., and Daniel Mead of Lebanon. He is a 2012 graduate of Groton-Dunstable Regional High School of Groton, Mass.

Marine Corps Pvt. James R. Welsch, son of Kim Wise of Cape Coral, Fla., and Gary Welsch of Scarborough. Welsch graduated from Scarborough High School in 2007.

Marine Corps Pvt. Taylor L. Desrochers, son of Linda Desrochers of Lebanon and Robert Desrochers of North Berwick. Desrochers is a 2012 graduate of Noble High School, North Berwick.

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Antonio S. Pulsoni graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Pulsoni is the son of Penny Pulsoni of Westbrook and is a 2011 graduate of Westbrook High School.

Marine Corps Pfc. Jordan C. Thibodeau, son of Kimberly Thibodeau of Waterboro, has reported for duty with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152, Marine Aircraft Group 36, Okinawa, Japan. Thibodeau is a 2011 graduate of Massabesic High School, Waterboro, and joined the Marine Corps in August 2011.

Maine Army National Guard has announced the September promotion to the rank specified for these area soldiers:

Pfc. Ater Ater, Portland, Company B, 3/172d Infantry (Mountain);

Sgt. Tyler Beck, Brunswick, Detachment 2, HHC, 3/142d Aviation;

Pfc. Brandon Briggs, Freeport, Detachment 1, 136th Engineer Company;

Spc. Maksim Buhrou, Portland, 262d Engineer Company;

Spc. Stephen Cobb, Lewiston, 152d Maintenance Company;

Pfc. Daniel Curtis III, Auburn, Detachment 1, 136th Engineer Company;

Spc. Daniel Dore, South Paris, Detachment 1, 152d Maintenance Company;

Pfc. Jake Erickson, Windham, Company B, 3/172d Infantry (Mountain);

Pfc. Tyler Jordan, Scarborough, 262d Engineer Company;

Pfc. Spencer Luke, Scarborough, Company B, 3/172d Infantry (Mountain);

Pfc. Hannah Miller, Portland, 1/126th Aviation Regiment;

Pfc. Lucas Paul, Farmington, Company B, 3/172d Infantry (Mountain) ;

Pfc. Lee Pelletier, Lewiston, Detachment 1, 136th Engineer Company ;

Staff Sgt. Lucien Presnell, Topsham, 286th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion;

WO1 Jacob Plummer, Limington, 1/126th Aviation Regiment;

Spc. Jacob Watson, South Portland, Company B, 3/172d Infantry (Mountain);

Spc. Melissa Weymouth, Lisbon, 488th Military Police Company.