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A Blue Star ceremony honoring Senior Airman Mitchell Dennis was conducted at the American Legion Post 431. Airman Dennis is a 2006 graduate of Newcomerstown High School. He completed studies at Kent State University, Tuscarawas Campus. Basic training was completed at Lockland AFB, Texas. He attended Fire Protection Training at Goodfellow AFB, Texas. Currently, he is stationed at Minot AFB, N.D., awaiting transfer to Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C. Blue Star Banners were presented to his mother, Sherry Thompson; father, Kevin Dennis; fiance, Natalie Phillips, who is currently serving in the U.S. Navy and stationed at Fort Gordan, Ga.; grandparents, Dan and Judy Baker; grandmother, Kay Dennis; and great-grandmother, May F. Baker. In the picture is Airman Dennis, along with his family. Also in the picture are members of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Vietnam Veterans of America. Anyone with a loved one serving and desiring a banner, contact a member of these organizations.