Army Pvt. Colby J. Lunn has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Benning, Ga. Lunn is the son of Anne Lunn and step-son of Rocco Pesce of Portland. He is a 2014 graduate of Portland High School.

Alexander Smelcer has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Army after completing the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program and graduating with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Maine. He is the son of Nancy Smelcer of Portland.

Make a Valentine for veterans at Togus and members of the military. The valentines will be collected at Tri County Mental Health Services, 1155 Lisbon St., Lewiston until Feb. 9 and then sent to the Togus facility and overseas. For more information, contact Jerry at 783-4663, ext. 228.