Archive for Thursday, March 20, 2008

Lansing graduate becomes Guard

March 20, 2008

Coast Guard Seaman Apprentice Leon A. Doniphan, son of Lajuana Y. Saxton, Lansing, recently graduated with honors from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in Cape May, N.J.

The 2005 graduate of Lansing High School completed an eight-week training curriculum consisting of classroom academics, practical instruction on military customs, seamanship skills, first aid, fire fighting, water safety and survival and marksmanship.

Doniphan will now join 36,000 men and women that make up the Coast Guard.


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