PFC-Derik Baldwin, son of Tryna Spenneberg of Somerset, Ky., and Jake (Terry) Baldwin, also of Somerset, graduated from Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., June 23, 2011 after completing his basic training and AIT schooling in Ft. Leonard Wood.
Baldwin is a 2004 graduate of Pulaski County High School. He is an MP (military police) in the army. Baldwin, his wife Stephanie and their two sons, Aiden and Elijah, will be stationed at Ft. Leonard Wood.
He is the grandson of the late Jake Baldwin of Cynthaina and the late Phyllis Baldwin of Somerset, Ky.; step grandson of Henrietta Barnes and the grandson of Billy and Emma Spenneberg, all of Cynthaina; a brother Justin (Bonnie) Baldwin of Ft. Drum, N.Y., who is also in the army and is stationed in Afghanistan, and a step sister, Amber (Steve) Barker of Cynthaina.