Elijah Ragbir

Seaman Elijah Ragbir graduated from basic training July 15 at Cape May, N.J. with the U.S. Coast Guard. Ragbir completed an intensive program which included training in academics, uniform code of justice, history of the Coast Guard and core values, small arms training, seamanship techniques and tactics, firefighting, weapons, aquatics and physical fitness. Ragbir also received company recognition as the Chief Petty Religious Officer for his unit Foxtrot. He was recently deployed to Alaska on his first assignment and will be continuing his higher education. The son of longtime Downey residents Steve and Devi Ragbir, he graduated from St. John Bosco in 2009 and attended Cal State Long Beach. ********** Published: July 28, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 15