High school juniors are invited to apply for the U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar 2005. There are three sessions from which to choose — June 4-9, June 11-16 and June 18-23.

The cost for the week is $300, which covers room, board, meals and an Annapolis T-shirt, plus transportation costs. The academy can coordinate transportation from a Washington-area airport, preferably Baltimore-Washington International Airport.

According to Marine Lt. Col. George Whitbeck, the contact in Germany for the program, the goal is for students to visit the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., and experience the academic program, physical training and midshipmen life.

The Naval Academy would work with DODDS-Europe schools to choose a session that best fits with the student’s school schedule.

For details, e-mail Starting Tuesday, interested persons can apply at

Soldier guilty of child-porn charges

VICENZA, Italy — A soldier assigned to the 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment was found guilty Wednesday of receipt and possession of child pornography in a general court-martial.

Pfc. Todd Randolph, assigned to Company B, was reduced in rank to E-1, ordered to forfeit of all pay and allowances and sentenced to 13 months in prison.

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