A number of National Guard members from Queens have reenlisted for service—including Fresh Meadows’ Sgt. Claudia Gomez (Headquarters, 106th Regiment, Regional Training Institute); Douglaston’s Spc. Jonathan Pietrantoni (10th Mountain Division, Mobile Command Post Operations Detachment); Bayside’s Sgt. Santiago Mejiasepulveda (Company B, 642nd Support Battalion), Spc. Willis Wong (Company B, 1-69th Infantry), Spc. Jae Yoon (Company A, Recruiting and Retention) and Spc. Dillon Ramdhan (Company A, 101st Signal Battalion); Woodhaven’s Spc. Jasmin Feliciano (442nd Military Police Company); Richmond Hill’s Spc. Alexander Pandazis (Company A, 101st Signal Battalion), Sgt. Damian Smith (107th Military Police Company) and Staff Sgt. Gobin Raghunath (Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 2-101 Cavalry, Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition); Astoria’s Staff Sgt. Gregory Papadatos (369th Headquarters and Headquarters Company); Glendale’s Sgt. Alexis Bruno (Company C, 101st Signal Battalion); East Elmhurst’s Staff Sgt. Eli Solis (Company G, Forward Support Company Field Artillery, 427th Brigade Support Battalion); Maspeth’s Sgt. Mark Valli (Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1-69th Infantry); Elmhurst’s Spc. Brenten Leegranja (Company F, Forward Support Company Infantry, 427th Brigade Support Battalion); Far Rockaway’s Sgt. Andy John (Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 2-101st Cavalry, Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition); Jamaica’s Staff Sgt. Chres Ayube (Company C, 642nd Support Battalion), Spc. Travis White (Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1-69th Infantry) and Spc. Akil Bonadie (Company A, 101st Signal Battalion); Rosedale’s Spc. Schashuna Whyte (37th Finance Detachment); and Arverne’s Spc. Ryan Roberts (Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Signal Battalion).
Bellerose’s Amarjeet Kaur recently completed his degree in business, technology, health professions and urban education following the summer 2017 semester at Davenport University.
Oakland Gardens’ Noah Pan has been named captain of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s swimming and diving team for the 2017-2018 season.
The Queens Tribune is hosting a cigar and rum night fundraiser for Puerto Rico from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Nov. 7 at Bourbon Street, located at 40-12 Bell Blvd. in Bayside. Admission is a $60 donation. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.