Air Force Airmen Brittany S. Rancourt and Jeremy A. Dwyer graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.Rancourt is a daughter of Marc Geaumont of Gorham and Victoria Gilman of Old Orchard Beach and is a 2010 graduate of Catherine McAuley High School, Portland. Dwyer is the former ward of Dot Gauthier and nephew of Norris Dwyer, both of Bowdoin. He is a 2012 graduate of Mount Ararat High School, Topsham.


The Southern Maine Squadron of the Sampson Air Force Base Veterans Association meets at noon June 13 at The Chickadee, 1472 Lisbon St., Lewiston. This is an informal get-together of veterans who completed basic training at Sampson AFB and their guests. All veterans are welcome. Contact Bob Sawyer at [email protected] or call 657-4909 for details.


Military Families and Children, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 28, conference offered by the Maine Military and Community Network with keynote speaker Allyson Hughes Handley, president of the University of Maine at Augusta. Held at Central Maine Community College, 1250 Turner Road, Auburn. To register, contact Sgt. 1st Class Nathaniel Grace at 430-5651 or online at