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Del Oro grad finishes basic training Army Pvt. Andrew D. Long has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Knox, Ky. Long is a 2009 Del Oro High School graduate. He is the son of Patty Long, of Jourdanton, Texas, and Robert Hipwell of Granite Bay. During the nine-week training period, the Pvt. Long received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed and unarmed combat, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions and core values. Roseman joins angus group Rex Roseman, of Loomis, is a new junior member of the American Angus Association. Junior members are eligible to register cattle in the association, participate in its programs, and take part in association-sponsored shows and other national and regional events. The American Angus Association, headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo., has nearly 30,000 active adult and junior members.