Updated: November 12, 2012 6:10AM
Here is a look at what Southlanders are accomplishing in the military including news from Oak Lawn, Burbank, Chicago and Tinley Park.
Stupay graduates basic training
Army National Guard Pvt. Justin D. Stupay has graduated from basic military training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.
Stupay is the son of Sandra Stupay, and the grandson of Dennis and Pamela Stupay, all of Tinley Park. He is a 2011 graduate of Andrew High School.
Ocasio completes basic training
Cadet Steven Ramon Ocasio recently completed Cadet Basic Training at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y.
Ocasio is the son of Robert Ocasio, of Burbank. He graduated from St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago.
Ocasio plans to graduate from West Point in 2016 and be commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army.
Beard graduates combat training
Army Pvt. Samantha L. Beard has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.
Beard is the daughter of Sandra Beard, of Oak Lawn. She is a graduate of Oak Lawn Community High School.
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