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Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
May 2, 2001
Garcia assigned to deployment
PECOS, May 2, 2001 - Navy Seaman Jesus Garcia, son of Mr.and Mrs. Hilario
Garcia of Pecos, is halfway through a six-month deployment to the Mediterranean
Sea and Arabian Gulf while assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS
Nassau, home ported in Norfolk, Va.
During the deployment, Garcia's ship participated in "Spanish Phiblex,"
an exercise consisting of a series of amphibious landings with Spanish
naval forces. USS Nassau also participated in a live-fire training exercise
in Capo Teulada, Sardinia.
Additionally, Garcia's ship visited cities in Italy, Malta and Spain
where he had the opportunity to shop, sightsee and enjoy the local culture
USS Nassau supports amphibious operations using landing craft, air cushions,
which are specially-designed Hovercraft that travel above land and sea
surfaces and deliver vehicles and equipment. The ship also has conventional
landing craft and helicopters embarked, and is equipped with medical facilities
staffed by Navy doctors, dentists, nurses and corpsmen.
Garcia is a 1999 graduate of Madison County High School of Madison,
Fla., and joined the Navy in March 2000.
Roman celebrates first birthday
PECOS, May 2, 2001 - Kylie Lauryn Roman celebrated her first birthday on
Kylie and several of her cousins and family members had a great time
at Chuck E. Cheese in Midland.
She is the daughter of Laura L. Miranda and Andres Keyon Roman.
Grandparents are Max and Sylvia Miranda.
Great-grandparents are Luis and Laura Tellez and Manuel and Guadalupe
OC sponsors program recognition
PECOS, May 2, 2001 - Odessa College's Adult Basic Education department
will host its annual Program of Recognition at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 12,
in Deaderick Auditorium.
The ceremony will honor students who have completed programs for General
Education Development (GED) and English for Speakers of Other Languages
Awards will be presented to outstanding students, staff and volunteers,
recognizing their achievements and contributions regarding adult education.
Following the ceremony, the department will host a reception in the
OC cafeteria and courtyard.
For more information, contact the Odessa College Adult Basic Education
Department at 332-9477.
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