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A Blue Star Banner ceremony, honoring 1st Lt. Justine Drockton, U.S. Army, was conducted at the American Legion Post 431. 1st Lt. Docktron is a 2006 graduate of Claymont High School and obtained her Associates of Science Degree from Tuscarawas Kent State University. She received a Bachelor's degree - Biology/Chemistry from Youngstown State University in 2008. She received a direct commission to First Lieutenant in 2008, attended the U.S. Army FLW - Chemical Course from September 2012 to February 2013, and the FLW - Technical Escort School March 2013 to April 2013. Currently, she is assigned to Camp Stanley, Korea, with the 501st CBRNE Company (TE), 23 CBRNE BN. She and her husband, Paul, have a daughter, Leslie, and her parents are Bret and Kim Busby of Uhrichsville, and grandfather is Gary Busby of Jewett. Blue Star Banners were presented to her husband and parents. Pictured are, 1st Lt. Drockton, along with her family, and members of American Legion Post 431, Veterans of Foreign Wars 3303 and Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 532. Anyone with a loved one serving and desiring a Blue Star Banner, contact a member of these veterans' organizations.