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Marine Pfc. Shane L. Townsend, son of Tony R. Townsend of 2902 Darden Drive and Linda C. Jones of 3213 Stoneypointe Drive, has completed recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.

During the 13-week training cycle, Townsend was taught the basics of battlefield survival. He was introduced to the typical daily routine that he will experience during his enlistment and studied the personal and professional standards traditionally exhibited by Marines.He participated in an active physical conditioning program and gained proficiency in a variety of military skills including first aid, rifle marksmanship and close order drill. Teamwork and self-discipline were emphasized throughout the training cycle.

A 1990 graduate of James B. Dudley High School, he joined the Marine Corps in October 1990.\

Marine 2nd Lt. J. Eric Davis, son of Joe E. and Sylvia F. Davis of 1706 Bearhollow Road, has graduated from The Basic School.

While attending The Basic School, located at the Marine Corps Combat Development Command, Quantico, Va., Davis was prepared, as a newly commissioned officer, for assignment to the Fleet Marine Force.

The 26-week course includes instruction on land navigation, marksmanship, tactics, military law, personnel administration, Marine Corps history and traditions, communications and the techniques of military instruction.

Davis also was taught leadership by example and the importance of teamwork. He also was required to participate in a demanding physical conditioning program.

A 1986 graduate of W.H. Page High School and a 1990 graduate of Duke University, he joined the Marine Corps in May 1990.\

Navy Seaman Recruit William M.A. Whitley, son of Yvonne L. Whitley of 4806 Silverbriar Court and William Whitley Jr. of 1530 Lovett St., has completed recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Orlando, Fla.

During Whitley's eight-week training cycle, he studied general military subjects designed to prepare him for further academic and on-the-job training in one of the Navy's 85 basic fields.

His studies included seamanship, close order drill, Naval history and first aid. Personnel who complete this course of instruction are eligible for three hours of college credit in physical education and hygiene.

He is a 1990 graduate of Western Guilford High School.\

Lenette M. Boozer has been promoted in the U.S. Army to the rank of sergeant.

The sergeant is a patient administration specialist at Fort Wainwright, Fairbanks, Alaska.

Boozer is the daughter of Katherine M. McCormick of 2208 Textile Drive.

She is a 1983 graduate of Dudley High School.\

Navy Seaman Recruit David T. Clayton, son of Brenda K. Younger of Gibsonville, has completed recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Orlando, Fla.

During Clayton's eight-week training cycle, he studied general military subjects designed to prepare him for further academic and on-the-job training in one of the Navy's 85 basic fields.

His studies included seamanship, close order drill, Naval history and first aid. Personnel who complete this course of instruction are eligible for three hours of college credit in physical education and hygiene.

A 1985 graduate of Western Alamance High School, he joined the Navy in November 1990.\

Army National Guard Pvt. Michael Fee has completed basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C.

During the training, students received instruction in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, first aid, and Army history and traditions.

Fee is the son of Shirley Fee of 4008 McIntosh St. and Charles Fee of 2206 Atlanta St., both of Greensboro.

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