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Matthews graduates

Seaman Enoch S. Matthews, 18 of Buckingham, graduated from the U. S. Navy Boot Camp at the Navy’s only recruit training command located in Great Lakes, Illinois on Aug. 23.

Matthews, successfully completed eight weeks of intensive basic training as one of 356 recruits in Training Division 302. While in basic training Matthews learned many valuable skills to become a sailor, in addition he served as Master-at-Arms. He will report to Naval Station Great Lakes for 12 months to learn the critical skills as an electronics technician. He is the son of Michael and Jessica Layman, brother of Madi Layman, and grandson of Carroll and Nancy Chance