Johnston
Johnston

Name: U.S. Army Specialist Jesse Johnston

Accomplishment: Promoted to Specialist in the U.S. Army Old Guard and earned the Gold GAFPB (German Armed Forces Badge Proficiency Badge). He will also go to Fort Drum, New York, for air assault training in October.

Family: Son of Bernie and Debbie Kowalski and Jim and Lauri Johnston.

High school: Marinette High School

Military base: Fort Myer, Va.