|

Marine Corps Pfc. Matthew R. Logan graduates recruit training

Shrewsbury – Marine Corps Pfc. Matthew R. Logan, a 2006 graduate of Saint John's High School in Shrewsbury, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C.

For 13 weeks, Logan stayed committed during some of the world's most demanding entry-level military training in order to be transformed from civilian to Marine instilled with pride, discipline and the core values of honor, courage and commitment. Training subjects included close-order drill, marksmanship with an M-16A4 rifle, physical fitness, martial arts, swimming, military history, customs and courtesies.

One week prior to graduation, Logan endured The Crucible, a 54-hour final test of recruits’ minds and bodies. Upon completion, recruits are presented the Marine Corps emblem and called Marines for the first time.

Short URL: http://communityadvocate.com/?p=29767

Posted by on Dec 22 2012. Filed under People and Places. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply


six * = 6

Recently Commented

  • Joan Raymond: Are there any chapters in Connecticut?
  • karen rothman: Thank you for the article! And thank you for attending our concerts. We are always welcome to new...
  • supastorage: This is an incredible news and encouraging too.
  • Carolyn Miller: Is anyone going to DO anything? Quit complaining, and get this woman investigated. Report her to the...
  • Dan Kirouac: We want to thank all the sponsors who helped make this event possible, all our friends and attendees,...