In the Service





Army Pfc. Patrick Rasmussen and his brother, Army Pvt. Brendan Rasmussen, have both completed additional military training. Patrick graduated from advanced individual training and airborne training at Fort Benning, Ga., and is stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C. He is a 2007 graduate of Mountain View High School. Brendan graduated from AIT at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, and will serve at Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas. He is a 2011 graduate of Union High School. They are the sons of Don and Beky Rasmussen of Vancouver.


Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Noah S. Barton and his brother, Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Joel G. Barton, recently completed basic training together at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. They are graduates of Ridgefield High School — Noah in 2011 and Joel in 2013 — and are following family tradition as five brothers are now serving in the Air Force Reserve. Three older brothers, Jeremiah Barton, Josiah Barton and Tristan Barton, all senior airmen, regularly train at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. They are the sons of Linda and James Barton of Ridgefield.

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