Navy Seaman Barbara Mowrey recently completed basic training at Great Lakes, Illinois. After additional schooling in the Seaman Apprenticeship Training at NSTC Great Lakes, she will be stationed at Virginia Beach (Little Creek) Virginia, attached to Beach Masters Unit #2.

Barbara is the daughter of Ron and Norma Mowrey of Arnoldsburg, West Virginia.

She is the granddaughter of Frankie Mowrey and the late Phillip Mowrey of Creston and Jean Cottrill of Mt. Zion and the late Donzel "Dude" Norman.