Coast Guard Senior Chief Petty Officer Mark Amero was recently promoted to his current rank. Amero, a student in the Electromechanical Technology program at Central Maine Community College in Auburn, is on special duty to complete the ELT program. He is a native of Gloucester, Mass, and resides in Auburn. He has served in the Coast Guard for 11 years.

Navy Seaman Christian E. List, son of Ann and Earl List of Saco, recently completed Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. He is a 2006 graduate of Thornton Academy, Saco.

Marine Corps Pvt. Michael J. Sumner and Marine Corps Pfc. Alexander E. Keller have completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. Sumner is a 2011 graduate of Bonny Eagle High School. Keller is the son of Pamela and Geoffrey Keller of Dayton.