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Grosse Pointe Shores Resident Joshua Stinson Graduates USMC Boot Camp

Grosse Pointe Shores resident Joshua Q. Stinson graduates from USMC Boot Camp in Parris Island, SC.

United States Marine Private First Class Joshua Q. Stinson graduated from United States Marine Corps Boot Camp on Dec. 21, 2012 at Parris Island, SC.

Stinson completed an intensive, 13-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Marine Corps core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.  Stinson earned the expert rifle qualification and held the position of squad leader the duration of the training course.

He will attend Marine Combat Training at Camp Lejeune, NC in January and then primary military occupational specialty training at the Department of Defense Fire School in San Angelo, TX, where Stinson will train to be a Marine firefighter.

Stinson is the son of LtCol Benjamin Stinson, USMC and Toni Stinson, of Oxford Road, Grosse Pointe Shores.

Robert Lee January 01, 2013 at 04:20 PM
Oohrah! Congrats to PFC Stinson, and sincere appreciation this New Years Day to all of our men and women in uniform who have answered the call to duty and proudly serve our great nation.
Pete Waldmeir, GP Woods January 02, 2013 at 02:12 AM
Congratulations, Josh. Semper Fi, brother! And to you and the Colonel, too, Toni. Next up: How about sea duty on a nice, big, roomy aircraft carrier based in some exotic port, with three hots and a rack with clean sheets? Beats humping hills.

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