Air Force Airman Ashlee L. LaBrie graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. She is the daughter of James Jones of North Attleboro, Mass., and Christina Boyle of Scarborough. LaBrie is a 2007 graduate of Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School in Franklin, Mass.


Army Capt. Caroline Kennedy, daughter of Fred and Anne Kennedy of Scarborough, recently returned from her second combat tour in Iraq. Kennedy is an intelligence officer assigned to a special operations unit at Fort Campbell, Ky. She is a 2002 graduate of Scarborough High School and a 2006 graduate of Tufts University.


Operation: Military Kids, a national program, is offering several activities for school-age military children during April in conjunction with Month of the Military Child. Information about OMK is available at www. by selecting “state information.” Activities include: “What Happens When BNAS Closes,” Thursday in Topsham; “Kids, Kids, Kids Conference” on Saturday at Kennebec Valley Community College in Fairfield; and a National Guard trip to the Boston Science Museum on April 23 and 24.


Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund offers college scholarships to the children of military veterans who sustained injuries or loss of life while serving in the armed forces. An eligible applicant must be the dependent of a U.S. soldier, sailor, airman, Marine or Guardsman who has been killed or permanently disabled (100% VA disability rating) in an operational mission or training accident, or who is currently classified as a Prisoner of War or Missing in Action. He must also be a high school senior or registered as a full-time undergraduate student and under the age of 26. To learn more, visit or call (800) 475-6620. The application deadline is July 31.


Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association, New England Chapter, will hold a spring reunion April 23-25 at the Marriott at Sable Oaks in South Portland. For details, visit or call (518) 664-8032.


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