Military News - April 10, 2012
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 11:00 AM
Navy Seaman Recruit Brian Walters, son of Jeff and Peggy Walters of Madison, graduated March 16 from U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Walters completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.
The capstone event of boot camp is "Battle Stations". This exercise gives recruits the skills and confidence they need to succeed in the fleet.
Walters is a 2006 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School and a 2010 graduate of Indiana University. He is stationed in Groton, Conn. for the next two months.