SMITH COMPLETES BASIC: Army National Guard Spec. Stephan Smith has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Ga.

Smith is the son of Timeka Smith, of Baton Rouge, and nephew of Lynette Adams, of New Orleans, and is a 2012 graduate of Glen Oaks High School.

MCCLENDON COMPLETES BASIC: Army Pvt. Jamal D. McClendon has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. McClendon is the son of Tonya Stokes, of Baton Rouge.

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