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PFC Rebecca Diana Elmy, Parsons, graduated from Marine Corp Boot Camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, on Oct. 4, 2013. Elmy is the daughter of Kevin Elmy and Dawn Jones Elmy, Parsons. She enlisted in the Delayed Entry Program prior to starting her senior year in high school. She recently graduated with high honors from James M. Coughlin High School. While on Parris Island, Elmy scored first class in her combat fitness test and qualified as a sharpshooter on the rifle range. Upon graduation, Elmy returned home on a 10-day leave and then traveled to Camp Geiger in North Carolina to complete Marine Combat Training (MCT). After graduating from MCT on Nov. 12, 2013, Elmy returned home and assisted her recruiters in the Recruiter’s Assistance Program. She arrived at her Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) school located at Fort Meade, Md., on Jan. 5 and is currently studying in the area of public affairs. Elmy was recruited by SSgt. Koch and Sgt. Smith of the USMC Recruiting Station in Wilkes-Barre.

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