Bailey completes training as marine

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Marine Corps Pvt. Justin M. Bailey recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, S. C.

Brooks and fellow recruits spent numerous hours learning first aid, uniform regulations, combat water survival, marksmanship, hand-to-hand combat and assorted weapons training.

The training phase ended with The Crucible, a 54-hour, team evolution after which recruits received the Marine Corps Emblem.

Bailey is the son of Sherrie K. and stepson of Luke A. Peters of Calera