In Service: Locals doing well in all branches
by TP staff
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Higaki graduates from Air Force Academy

U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Tyler Higaki, a 2010 graduate of West High School, has completed a Bachelor of Science in biology and minor in Japanese studies at the U.S. Air Force Academy and received his commission.

In August, Higaki will report to Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mass. to begin cyberspace operations training.

Lanfranki earns degrees from Naval Academy

2nd Lt. Mark D. Lanfranki of the U.S. Marine Corps graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., on May 23 with two Bachelor of Science degrees in electrical and computer engineering. He was also commissioned as an officer.

Lanfranki will be trained as an infantry platoon commander in Quantico, Va. From there, he will go to Pensacola, Fla., for training as a Marine aviator.

Lanfranki graduated from Tracy High School in 2010 and is the son of Ann and David Lanfranki.

Local alumna completes Air Force basic training

Daniele B. Schmig, a U.S. Air Force airman, has graduated from basic training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

Schmig is a 2013 graduate of the Academy for Business and Law in Tracy. She is the daughter of Jennifer and Erik Schmig of Tracy.

Millennium grad promoted

Matthew A. Kemper received an early promotion to the rank of seaman apprentice upon his graduation from U.S. Navy basic training in Great Lakes, Ill. The increase in rank reflected his outstanding performance during training.

Kemper graduated from Millenium High School in 2013 and is the son of Peggy and Mark A. Kemper of Tracy.

• In Service celebrates milestones for members of the Tracy and Mountain House communities in the armed services. Send your news to or to 131 W. 10th St., Tracy, CA 95376.

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