Military News In Brief

PFC Vaughn R. Moody, a 19-year old native of Jamestown, N.Y., recently graduated Marine Corps Recruit Training in Parris Island, S.C. He was promoted to the rank of Private First Class (Meritoriously) and has earned the title United States Marine. All Marines from the North East Region pass through a rigorous 13-week training program in Parris Island on their journey to become Marines.

Following recruit graduation, the Marine will attend a military occupational specialty school, where he will learn the valuable skills needed to succeed in the Marine Corps. His mother is Jennifer Hayes of Warren.