Lana M. Lake has been awarded an Air Force ROTC scholarship to attend a host college or university. Lake is the daughter of Diane and Allen Lake of Missoula and is currently a student at Frenchtown High School.
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Gregory R. Fister graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Fister is the son of William and Shelley Fister of Missoula and is a 2007 graduate of Valley Christian High School.
National Guard Pfc. Carrie A. Allum graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. Allum is the daughter of Betty Van Dorn of Missoula. She received an associate’s degree in 2001 from Dawson Community College, Glendive.
Maj. Brian A. Pedersen is supporting the mission of Operation Unified Response, an international relief effort under way in Haiti. Pedersen, an operational command post officer, is normally assigned to the U.S. Army South Operations Branch at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Bart and Faye Pedersen of Florence. He graduated in 1987 from Noxon High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in 1994 from the University of Montana.