FORESTIER. Army Sgt. Mario J. Forestier has returned to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Forestier is a squad leader assigned to the 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. He has served in the military for seven years. A 2003 graduate of Wasilla High School in Alaska, he is the son of Jackie Cochran and stepson of Kevin Cochran, both of Wasilla. His wife, Holly, is the daughter of Chris and Myra Ginder of Radcliff.