U.S. Air Force Airman Johnathon D. Floto

U.S. Air Force Airman Johnathon D. Floto graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

He is a 2015 graduate of Topsail High School, Hampstead.

Hickey honored at spring 2018 ROTC joint awards ceremony

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- More than 80 men and women from the Reserved Officer Training Corps (ROTC) in the South Carolina Corps of Cadets are being recognized for their academic and military leadership and excellence.

The Citadel ROTC departments provide cadets with officer training during college to allow them to begin their military careers as officers after graduation. Through the departments, which include Air Force ROTC, Army ROTC, Marines ROTC and Navy ROTC, The Citadel is one of the nation's proven producers of top military leaders. This spring, more than 100 cadets are expected to commission to all branches of the military.

Annually, the departments nominate their finest cadets and active duty students for awards. This year's award recipients were honored on March 2.

During the ceremony, Brandon Hickey (Marine Corps) of Hampstead received the AT&T Veterans University ROTC Leadership Award. The AT&T Veterans University ROTC Leadership Award is presented to ROTC cadets who have displayed the ability to solve problems outside the box by using innovative thinking and carrying it through to execution.

U.S. Air Force Airman Jonathan W. Jernigan

U.S. Air Force Airman Jonathan W. Jernigan graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Jernigan is the son of Jennie Jernigan of Wilmington, and a 2013 graduate of Hoggard High School, Wilmington.

U.S. Air Force Airman Collin M. Leduc

U.S. Air Force Airman Collin M. Leduc graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Leduc is the son of Robert Leduc of Southbury, Conn., and Laura Nelson of Lansing, Mich., and brother of Molly Ennis of Ocean Isle Beach, and Ryan Dent of Lansing, Mich.

The airman is a 2017 graduate of Fort Walton Beach High School, Fort Walton Beach High School, Fla.

U.S. Air Force Airman Michaiah N. Moore

U.S. Air Force Airman Michaiah N. Moore graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Moore is a 2017 graduate of Laney High School.

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman David A. Schroyer Jr.

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman David A. Schroyer Jr. graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Schroyer is the son of David A. Schroyer of Red Lion, Pennsylvania, and Deby C. Hall of Raleigh. He is also the husband of Haley C. Schroyer.

The airman graduated in 1995 from Hoggard High School, Wilmington, and earned an associate degree in 1999 from Cape Fear Comnmunity College, Wilmington.

U.S. Air Force Airman Jonathan G. Terry

U.S. Air Force Airman Jonathan G. Terry graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Terry is the son of John R. Terry and Stacy Wallace of Oak Island, and a 2014 graduate of South Brunswick High School, Southport.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Corey L. Ward Jr.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Corey L. Ward Jr. graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Ward is the son of Shenina N. Williams of Whiteville, and Corey L. Ward Sr. of Charlotte. He is a 2017 graduate of West Columbus High School, Cerro Gordo.