SAN DIEGO — Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Mike Miller, a 2002 graduate of Olympic High School, and fellow sailors and Marines aboard USS Cape St. George (CG 71), Peleliu Expeditionary Strike Group (PELSEG), homeported in San Diego, recently returned from a six-month deployment to the U.S. Fifth and Seventh Fleet areas of operation.

During the deployment, the PELSEG conducted maritime security operations (MSO), theater security cooperation, community relations projects and participated with coalition nations in training exercises. The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit participated in training exercises Eager Mace and Infinite Moonlight.

Cape St. George made port visits to Penang, Malaysia; Manama, Bahrain; and Brisbane, Australia.


MANHATTAN, Kan. — Stephanie Montroni of Bremerton graduated from Kansas State University in fall quarter 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in food science and industry.


The Kitsap County commissioners are seeking veterans willing to be considered for appointment to the Kitsap County Veterans Advisory Board.

Veterans who are interested in achieving a maximum use of limited public resources to assist indigent veterans and their families are encouraged to apply. Candidates must be Kitsap County residents and veterans with an honorable discharge.

An application can be obtained from Jan Koske at (360) 337-4650 or An application also can be completed online at Applications are due Friday, Jan. 16.

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