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Green now a Marine


April 10, 2019


ONE MORE GOOD MAN: Private Derrick Green of Appleton has graduated from the U.S. Marine Corps boot camp.

Private Derrick Green, 19, of Appleton, Washington, graduated from United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego on Feb. 22.

Green successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training at MCRD San Diego as one of 56 recruits in Training Platoon 3226. While in recruit training, Green was honored as his Platoon High Shooter and qualified as a Rifle Expert. Following 10 days home on leave, he reported to Camp Pendleton for one month at Military Combat Training, graduating from this portion of his training on April 2. He will remain at Camp Pendleton for further training at Military Occupation Specialty school before he receives orders for his permanent st...

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