Serving our country

Published 6:28 am Saturday, September 17, 2016

PVT First Class Kolby Gengo

PVT First Class Kolby Gengo , 18, of Little Cypress, graduated from United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego on September 2, 2016. PVT First Class Gengo successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training at MCRD San Diego as one of 64 recruits in Training Platoon 1049. Following time home on leave, he will report back to service.

Gengo is a 2016 graduate of Little Cypress Mauriceville High School. He is the son of Jason and Sharon Gengo of Little Cypress. He has a brother, Bryce Gengo, and sister, Shanna Trahan. His grandparents are Emma Jean Gengo of Little Cypress and John and Louise Verrett of Buna.

PVT First Class Gengo is a third generation military family as his grandfather and uncle also served our country.