Navy Seaman Recruit William M. Miller, son of Aimee L. Gee of Brandenburg, Ky. and Billy Miller, of Madison, recently completed Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

During the eight-week program, Miller 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," designed to galvanize the basic attributes of sacrifice, dedication, teamwork and endurance

Miller is a 2012 graduate of Meade County High School of Brandenburg, Ky.