Private Reandra Smith Staten of Pine Bluff has enlisted in the Arkansas Army National Guard recently as ROTC SMP Cadet.

Staten is the son of Latonya C. Dorris of Pine Bluff and graduated from Watson Chapel High School and is attending the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff. Staten is now qualified for the National Guard 100% tuition waiver in addition to many other benefits.

According to a news release, “His demonstrated devotion to his community, state and country are in keeping with the highest standards and traditions of the Citizen Soldier.”

“By joining our team, Private Staten has made the commitment to be Always Ready. Always There,” a spokesman said.

Details: Contact James Easter at (870) 329-4970 today.