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AUGUST 7, 2013 Ernest C. Brace SUPERI 3R SUN, SUPERIOR, ARIZONA k )mmended tdm. James m the in 1973, but 91d because ivilian at the ',arceration. ,n was re- On July 17, 2013, the originally reo anniversary of Brace's Secretary of the Navy for Brace by i being commissioned a signed offon awarding B. Stockdale, Second Lieutenant in the Ernest C. Brace the POW POWs return US Marines on August and Purple Heart Medals were put on h 16, 1951, the day after he for his time as a POW in Brace was a c tumed 20 years old. The Laos/Vietnam. time of his in, presentation is open to The awards were Sent The applicati, the public. to the U.S. Marine Corps presented to SecNavy Brace was the longest for presentation and will in 2011 through Senator held civilian prisoner be made Aug. 16, 2013 at John McCain]s office of war in the Vietnam the base theater, Kingsley and drafted by Capt. Rod conflict. His story was AFB, Klamath Fails, Knutson, USN, Retired, a told on the National Oregon. fellow POW. Geographic's show The awards, except for The presentation will Locked Up Abroad on the POW Medal, were be made on the 62nd April 17 of this year. He was a Vietnam POW for over seven years. His family has a history in the Copper Corridor area, Dad Cary, Mom Ruth and two sisters moved to Ray in 1951 and eventually the parents moved to Superior and sister Rose (Bradford) to Kearny. Sister Betty lived in Superior and Florence until her death in 1994. Ernie and his wife reside in Oregon and he PAGE enjoys a very active life at the age of 81. He has written two books about his experiences A Code to Keep and Monkey Paw Soup. Both can be ordered from Amazon. corn The docu ama titled Vietnam PWs:McCain and Brace aso featured Sen. McCah's story. He was a milita-y POW and was held ca)tive for five and a half 5ears by the North Vietnmese. In an action during a the most current class(CVIT) has openings in Globe. There is no special meeting of the schedule is available at in some of their central cost to the student for Gila Community College www.gilaccc.org, programs including thethese programs. The (GCC) Goveming Board, The fall 2013 semestervery popular program fire programs are open to the board voted to lower begins on Aug. 19, with science. Other programs high school juniors from tuition and reestablish full-time instructors include medical assistant, Globe, Miami, San Carlos, senior citizen tuition returning to their nursing assistant, andHayden and Superior and waivers. The tuition respective campuses ongraphic design. The begin on Aug. 7. Students schedule will still support Aug. 12. Those individuals cosmetology program isand/or parents who want opportunities for part-time interested in attending full and there only two to learn more about these student taking less than GCC for the fall semester openings in the welding programs can contact 12 credits and allows for are encouraged to register program. The programs Beata Tarasink at the senior citizens age 55 now to ensure a place in are offered through a CVIT office at 928-425- years and older to have the class of their choice, partnership with Gila 9654. their tuition waived. The The Cobre Valley Community College at No time to get to a new tuition schedule and Institute of Technology their Gila Pueblo Campus classroom? Sign up now for online classes with Gila Community College that begin on Aug. 19. Studying in the comfort of your own home, you can choose classes in the areas of biology concepts, criminal investigation, human relations, basic health care concepts, introduction to computers, human anatomy and physiology II, introduction to general, organic, and biological chemistry, written communicalon I and II, human path,physiology, nutrition, phrmacology nursing, intoduction to psycholopy, and environmenal biology. The most ctrrent schedule is available tt www. gilaccc.org. For more iiformation, contact GilaPueblo Campus in Globe at 928- 425-8481, thyson Campus at 928-468-1039, and San Carlos Cam)us at 928- 475-5981. PINAL COUNTY, Campus graduation Locals graduating fromdegree, San Manuel High Ariz. - The following ceremony was held on Signal Peak Campus areSchool. list of students represents the evening of Saturday, from: Hayden, Sarah Graduating from locals who are in the 2013 May 18, as one of Ann Escalante, Associate Aravaipa Campus are: graduating class from three commencement of Arts (AA) degree, Hayden, Alejandro Pena Central Arizona College's ceremonies held graduating with honors, Romero, Associate of Signal Peak, Superstition throughout the Pinal Hayden High School; Science (AS) degree; Mountain and Aravaipa County Community Mammoth, Xavier F. graduating with honors, Campus. College District. The Rodriguez, Associate Ray High School; Kearny, The listing is organized Superstition Mountain of Applied Science Lynda F. Dickey, Associate by hometown as submitted Campus graduation was (AAS) degree in Dieselin General Studies (AGS) by the graduating students held Saturday, May 18 and Heavy Equipment degree, graduating with and includes their degree in the morn'rag, whileTechnology, Ray High honors, Silver City High and/or certificate, and the the Aravaipa Campus School; and Oracle, School; San Manuel, Julia high school they attended, ceremony was held in the Adrianna R. Gonzalez, Ann Laguna, Associate CAC's Signal Peak evening of Friday, May 17. Associate of Airs (AA) of Arts (AA) degree, San Subscribe to our website and view the newspapers BEFORE they hit the stand, copperarea.com Manuel High School; and Winkelman, Denae Lynn Chester, Associate of Arts (AA) degree, Ray High School. Locals graduating from Superstition Mountains Campus are: Superior, Monica Andea Denogean, Associate otArts (AA) degree, grachafmg with honors, Superior High School; andOrlando Emilio Peret, Associate of Science (kS) degree, Florence High School. Licensed Bonded. Insured ROC 244797 OWNED BY IKE MARTINEZ