Malden Resident Answers the Call to Service. Mayor Gary Christenson recently welcomed Malden resident Jean Letang home from 17 weeks of United States Army Basic Combat and Advanced Individual Training. Born in Haiti, Private Letang is a 2016 graduate of Malden High School. He completed his training at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri and is currently in the U.S. Army Massachusetts National Guard Infantry Unit 1182. He is planning to attend Salem State College in January and hopes to one day become a Malden Police Officer.