Young Marines graduate boot camp

Young Marines
Young Marines Sawyer, left and Hunter Edmisten display their certificates of graduation from boot camp Sunday, March 1. Anza Valley Outlook/Courtesy photo
A brother and sister team of Hamilton K-8 students graduated the Young Marines boot camp Sunday, March 1, at the Wildomar Elks Lodge 2591 in Wildomar. The boot camp covered eight weeks of education, training and practice.Sawyer, 9 and Hunter Edmisten, 11, earned the title of Young Marines and said they will continue to strive for higher ranks, continue community service, fundraising, encampments, further training and education to help their future military careers.Young Marine Hunter Edmisten graduated as Private 1st Class Young Marine, excelling and honored to be one rank above the rest of the graduating class. He received the Merit Award for his final exam score of 100%.Young Marine Sawyer Edmisten graduated as Private Young Marine with a Merit Award earned from a 100% final
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