Military notes


Navy Ensign William P. Murphy, son of David W. Murphy of Bethel, recently completed the four-year officer development program at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.

Navy Ensign Shayna C. Magur, a 2003 graduate of Hebron Academy, also recently completed the program.

Murphy learned basic skills in seamanship, navigation, infantry drill, marksmanship and sailing. Throughout four years at the Naval Academy, he studied courses in engineering, science, mathematics, humanities and social science while undergoing extensive training in leadership, discipline, athletics and character development. Murphy also fulfilled the community relations requirements.

Murphy is a 2003 graduate of Gould Academy of Bethel.