East Hamilton Cadets Graduate From Recruit Training

Monday, July 28, 2014
Pictured from left to right are East Hamilton Middle/High School students Preston Morris, Christopher Cahill and  Christopher Sanders.
Pictured from left to right are East Hamilton Middle/High School students Preston Morris, Christopher Cahill and Christopher Sanders.
Three cadets from the Hurricane Division out of East Hamilton Middle/High School graduated from Recruit Training (boot camp) at Naval Air Station Pensacola, FL on July 26.   These cadets endured 14 days of strict military instruction in the areas of classroom training, marching, physical training twice a day, weapon instruction, uniform and barracks' inspections, and military implementation.   

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