Navy Seaman Apprentice Michael W. Stone, son of Merribeth Stone of Portland and Douglass Stone of Harpswell, recently completed Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. Stone is a 2010 graduate of Mount Ararat High School, Topsham.


Second Lt. Seth R. Coolbrith graduated in October from Army Ranger School at Fort Benning, Ga. He currently is serving with the 3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry (Mountain) Maine and has served with the 10th Mountain Division in New York. Coolbrith graduated from South Portland High School in 1999 and from the University of Southern Maine in 2009.