Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Melvin M. Samson, son of Romualdo N. and
Elena M. Samson of Glendale, recently returned from a six-month
deployment to the western Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean and the Arabian
Gulf. He was aboard the aircraft carrier USS Constellation.
He joined the Navy in 1996.
Aadel M. Najafi, the nephew of Essy Mohajer of La Crescenta, has
graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San