People in Service
Air Force Capt. Merle G. Richard has been recognized as his squadron’s Company Grade Officer for the quarter. He was also selected group CGO of the quarter.
Richard, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Richard, is flight commander over the Global Command and Control Systems Flight, 86th Airlift Wing, Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
He has held that post since completing deployment to Iraq.
Air Force Airman Cory D. Darbonne has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio.
He is the brother of Kevin Darbonne of Eunice, and son of Tammy Darbonne of Franklin.
Darbonne is a 2006 graduate of St. Edmund High School, Eunice.
Army National Guard Pvt. Timothy R. Davis has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
He is the son of Regina Desandro of Hoosier Lane, Church Point.
Davis is a 2007 graduate of Rayne High School.
Army National Guard Pfc. Dustie R. Thibodeaux has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
He is the son of John Thibodeaux of Jesse B Road, Church Point.
Thibodeaux is a 2000 graduate of Port Barre High School.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Aaron J. Romero has arrived for duty at Dover Air Force Base, Del.
Romero, an aerospace maintenance apprentice is assigned to the 436th Airlift Wing.
He is the son of Angie Vidrine of Trader Lane, Church Point and a 2005 graduate of Comeaux High School, Lafayette.
Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class David M. Thibodeaux has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Thibodeaux is the son of Lynda Thibodeaux of St. Pierre Blvd., Carencro, and grandson of Fabiola Tweedel of Church Point.
In 2007, the airman graduated from Carencro High School.