Pvt. Deven Turner, 20, Dickinson, recently graduated from Marine Corps recruit training in San Diego.
During 13 weeks of recruit training, Turner learned military customs and close-order drill. He completed a physical fitness regiment, including military skills such as marksmanship, first-aid, martial arts and leadership.
Following 10 days of leave, Turner will attend school to learn his occupational specialty.
Turner is a 2010 graduate of Dickinson High School.