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Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Curtis R. Ferguson

Navy Seaman Curtis R. Ferguson, son of Lori L. and Clark N. Ferguson of Carbon, was recently promoted to his current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

Ferguson 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.

The capstone event of boot camp is "Battle Stations". This exercise gives recruits the skills and confidence they need to succeed in the fleet. "Battle Stations" is designed to galvanize the basic warrior attributes of sacrifice, dedication, teamwork and endurance in each recruit through the practical application of basic Navy skills and the core values of Honor, Courage and Commitment. Its distinctly "Navy" flavor was designed to take into account what it means to be a Sailor.

Ferguson is a 2003 graduate of Northview High School and a 2008 graduate of Purdue University, West Lafayette, with a BA degree.


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Congratulations Seaman! We are proud of you and your service to our wonderful country in which we continue to live free. Thank you!

-- Posted by Proud of My Country on Wed, Jan 6, 2010, at 10:50 AM

Congratulations! Thank you for serving our Country.

-- Posted by localgal on Wed, Jan 6, 2010, at 5:50 PM


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