Navy Seaman Recruit Garrick H. Hoffman, son of Ronald L. and Rosean M. Hoffman of Sykesville, has completed recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
During his eight-week training cycle, he studied general military subjects 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.
Hoffman is a 1990 graduate of Liberty High School.