Master Sergeant Richard E. Evans Jr., USMC, right, stationed at Camp LeJeune Jacksonville, N.C., was promoted by Major General Carl B. Jensen, USMC on June 8 to master gunnery sergeant. He is the son of Joyce Evans, of Victoria, and the late Richard E. Evans, Sr.
Coast Guard Seaman Apprentice Cody M. De La Rosa recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in Cape May, N. J.
De La Rosa is the son of Diana L. and Miguel W. De La Rosa, of Hallettsville. He is a 2009 graduate of Hallettsville High School.