Navy Seaman Apprentice William S. Burdette, son of Amy and Paul K. Miller of Benton, Tenn., was recently promoted.
Navy Seaman Apprentice William S. Burdette, son of Amy and Paul K. Miller of Benton, Tenn., was recently promoted to his current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Burdette 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. Burdette is a 2011 graduate of Polk County High School of Benton, Tenn.
Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Jason A. Falls, whose wife, Heather, is the daughter of Shiela and Terry Shields of Oldfort, Tenn., recently reported for duty at Naval Air Station, Meridian, Miss.
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