Bateman completes Marine Corps training

Staff reports
PFC Casey Bateman

PFC Casey Bateman recently finished recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.

He graduated on Nov. 20. During the 12-week training Bateman completed a variety of training which included combat conditioning, confidence course, academic training, combat water survival, drills, marksmanship training and Marine Corps Martial Arts.

Upon completing Marine Corps Martial Arts at Camp Geiger, N.C. Bateman will report to Camp Little Creek Norfolk, Va. where he will be a drummer in the Marine Corp Band.

Bateman is a 2009 graduate of St. Amant High School. He is the son of Brent and Holly Bateman and Tonya and Kenny Woods.