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Military news

Air Force Airman Emerson T. Didow graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Stephen Didow and Lisa Ephraim of Foster. He is a 2011 graduate of Ponaganset High School.

Army Pfc. Julie A. Whatmough has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. She is a 2010 graduate of Smithfield High School.

Army National Guard Pvt. Benjamin S. Salzillo has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is a 2004 graduate of Ponagansett High School, North Scituate.

Cadet Matthew Alexander, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Alexander of Smithfield, completed Cadet Basic Training at the U.S. Military Academy. He graduated from Mount Saint Charles Academy and plans to graduate from West Point in 2017 and be commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army.