DOWNEY - Pvt. Jesse A. Nolan, 19, of Downey, completed boot camp at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot on Aug. 19.Nolan completed 13 weeks of training as one of 52 recruits in Training Honor Platoon 2147. While in training, Nolan held such positions as squad and fire team leader. Following 10 days of home leave, Nolan reported to Camp Pendleton on Sept. 1 for one month of military combat training. Afterwards, he will attend Military Occupational School where he will train to be a data systems specialist. Nolan will be stationed at Twentynine Palms following training. Nolan attended Carpenter Elementary, Sussman Middle School and graduated from Downey High School in 2008. While at Downey, he served as offensive captain of the varsity football team and was named to the San Gabriel Valley All-League team.
********** Published: September 11, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 21