Military Briefs, July 28

July 28, 2012

GRANBURY MAN PROMOTED TO NAVY SEAMAN APPRENTICE

Navy Seaman Apprentice Jarrid D. Shriver, a 2009 graduate of Granbury High School, was recently promoted to his current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

Shriver received the early promotion for outstanding performance during all phases of the training cycle. 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.

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