Private Michael Ferrell
Private Michael Ferrell on his graduation for Marine Corps Recruit Training on Friday, Nov. 16.
To graduate and earn the title United States Marine, PVT Ferrell faced rigorous training to include various mental and physical challenges and multiple classes on everything from first aid to basic combat skills the past 13 weeks upon Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego.
PVT Ferrell is a 2011 graduate of Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School.
He will be returning to the School of infantry after his leave time and then on to school to learn his trade of being an Aviation Mechanic, before finally arriving at his first duty station to begin a prosperous career as United States Marine.
Navy Seaman Recruit Demarcus Montgomery
Navy Seaman Recruit Demarcus Montgomery, a 2011 graduate of West Orange Stark High School, Orange, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
During the eight-week program, Montgomery completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.
The capstone event of boot camp is "Battle Stations". This exercise gives recruits the skills and confidence they need to succeed in the fleet. "Battle Stations" is designed to galvanize the basic warrior attributes of sacrifice, dedication, teamwork and endurance in each recruit through the practical application of basic Navy skills and the core values of Honor, Courage and Commitment. Its distinctly ''Navy'' flavor was designed to take into account what it means to be a Sailor.
Private Michael Ferrell
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