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Wednesday, April 15, 1998

Muniz completes basic training

Navy Seaman Recruit David S. Muniz, son of Samuel L. and
Sulema Muniz, of Pecos, recently completed U.S. Navy basic
training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

During the eight-week program, Muniz completed a variety of
training which included classroom study and practical
instruction on naval customs, first aid, fire fighting,
water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft
safety. An emphasis is also placed on physical fitness.

Muniz and other recruits also received instruction on the
Navy's core values - honor, courage and commitment - and how
to apply them in their military performance and personal
conduct. Muniz joins 55,000 men and women who will enter the
Navy this year from all over the country.

Men and women train together from their first day in the
Navy just as they do aboard ships and at shore commands
around the world. To reinforce the team concept, Muniz and
other recruits also were trained in preventing sexual
harassment and ensuring equal opportunity.

Even as the naval service gets smaller over the next few
years, highly motivated young people like Muniz are still
finding an opportunity to improve their knowledge and
education as they become part of the most highly technical
naval force in history. This year alone the Navy will have
more than 57,000 job openings and opportunities which
include guaranteed training.

He is a 1997 graduate of Pecos High School.

Arts festival set in Odessa

The second annual Festival of the Arts showcasing the
talents of Odessa College students and facultry is scheduled
to run April 4-May 8 on the OC campus.

The festival will begin with a musical revue of favorite
songs from the last 100 years performed by the Odessa
College Vocal Ensemble and Choir beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 4, in Deadrick Auditorium. Cost to attend
the concert, "One Hundred Years of Broadway," is adults, $5;
senior citizens, $4 and children $3. OC employees and
students with OC ID may attend free.

The photography and art departments will have an open house
catered by culinary arts at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 16, in
Sedate Hall. Demonstrations will be given on computer
graphics and "How to Make Copies of Slides of Your Work."
Visitors may tour the photography facilities and attend a
pottery sale.

The OC Concert Band will present a concert at 8 p.m. Friday,
April 17, in Deadrick Auditorium. The program, "All American
All the Time," will celebrate the history of music in
America and feature many different styles of American music.
The concert will end on a patriotic note and feature

Participating in the concert will be solo trumpeter Staff
Sgt. Susan Rider, U.S. Marine Corps Band, is a former member
of the OC Concert Band and past Midland-Odessa Symphony
principal trumpeter.

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