MOUNT AIRY — Marine 2nd Lt. Gregory J. Hanville, son of George J. and Margaret A.Hanville, has graduated from The Basic School.
While attending The Basic School, at the Marine Corps Combat Development Command in Quantico, Va., Hanville was prepared as a newly commissioned officer forassignment to the Fleet Marine Force.
The 26-week course includes instruction land navigation, marksmanship, tactics, military law, personnel administration, Marine Corps history and traditions, communications and techniques of military instruction.
Hanville was also taught leadership and the importance ofteamwork. He was required to participate in a physical conditioning program.
A 1985 graduate of Damascus High School in Montgomery County and 1990 graduate of the Citadel in Charleston, S.C., Hanville joined the Marine Corps in September 1985.
* Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Wesley S. Pritchett, son of Glen F. Pritchett of Mount Airy, recently reported for duty aboard the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga, homeported in Mayport, Fla.
A 1987 graduate of Clayton Valley High School, Concord, Calif., he joined the Navy in December 1987.
* Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Raymond L. Huber, son of Raymond L. and Nancy C. Huber of Millers, recently reported for duty with Naval SupportActivity in Naples, Italy.
A 1988 graduate of North Carroll High School, Huber joined the Navy in July 1988.
* Marine Pfc. Kemaryi I. Nix, a 1990 graduate of Westminster High School, has completed recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.
During the 13-week training cycle, he was taught the basics of battlefield survival. He was introduced to the typical daily routine that hewill experience during his enlistment and studied the personal and professional standards traditionally exhibited by Marines.
Nix 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.