U.S. AIR FORCE
LINCOLN — U.S. Air Force Col. William A. Rock has been decorated with the Meritorious Service Medal, as he relinquished command of the 307 Mission Support Group, Barksdale Air Force Base, La.
He is Reserve adviser with Headquarter Air Force Global Strike Command, in which he facilitates the training, equipping and maintenance of all nine U.S. ballistic-missile-capable bomber wings.
Rock is the son of Janice Rock and father of Elles and Mary Claire Rock.
Rock graduated in 1983 from Lincoln Community High School, Lincoln, and earned a bachelor's degree in 1989 from Louisiana State University, Shreveport, La. He has been serving in the U.S. military since 1983.
DWIGHT — U.S. Air Force Airman Brandon L. Allen, son of Robyn R. and Kevin Allen of Dwight, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
He is the grandson of Robert and Karen Wills of Coal City. He is a 2015 graduate of Dwight Township High School.
DANVERS — U.S. Navy Seaman Hunter Schuerman, son of Mick and Melody Schuerman of Danvers, completed basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes. He is continuing his Master at Arms training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
He is a 2017 graduate of Olympia High School.