Army Pvt. Matt Dowler has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Dowler is the son of Vickie Dowler of West Bountiful. He is a 2005 graduate of Bountiful High School.
Air Force Airman Joel R. Nelson graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Nelson is the son of Carol Smith of Bountiful. He is a 2009 graduate of Viewmont High School, Bountiful.
AWO1 Ryan Whitney, stationed aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii, was selected as the Patrol Squadron 47 "Sailor of the Year" for his outstanding accomplishments as the leading petty officer in the operations department. Petty Officer Whitney is a graduate of Ben Lomond High School and is deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He resides in Kailua, Hawaii, with his wife, Annie, and their two sons, Jackson and Cameron. He is the son of Larry and Aloha Whitney of Ogden.