Cpl. John Krueger, grandson of Bill and Jean Waltman, and nephew of Deb Matasci, will be officially discharged from the Marine Corps on August 27, 2011. John served in Iraq as a turret gunner on an armored vehicle escorting convoys of troops and materials to various outposts. Near the end of his enlistment, he volunteered to serve an extra seven months so he could go to Afganistan where he took part in guarding Kajaki Dam in the central mountains. Following his discharge, John plans to attend college in Denver, Colorado, to become a civil engineer.
Jeff Sosnowski, grandson of Margie Cook, has been added to our list of military personnel. He is stationed at Richland , North Carolina as a Chief Warrant Officer in the Marines. Matthew Sosnowski, also grandson of Margie Cook, is a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army and is stationed in El Paso, Tx. He has also been added to our list of military personnel.
Ben Waltman, grandson of Bill & Jean Waltman, was trained for Aircraft Flight Support. After graduation, he was deployed to England for a three year tour of duty. Ben reenlisted and was sent to Egland Air Force Base in Pensacola, Fl. for tech school training in explosive ordinance disposal. Airman 3rd Class Waltman is currently assigned to Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, AZ.
Northminster Presbyterian Church is very proud of our military family. Please, keep all of our country’s military and their families in your prayers!