Mukilteo son graduates U.S. Marine Corps boot camp
Private John Christian Nathan, 18, son of John and Michelle Nathan, brother to Paul and Rachel Nathan of Mukilteo, graduated from United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego on Sept. 6.
Nathan successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training at MCRD San Diego as one of 500 recruits in Hotel Company Training Platoon 2169.
Following 10 days home on leave, he will report to Camp Pendleton, Calif. for one month at Military Combat Training and then Military Occupation Specialty School. Private Nathan's permanent station is yet to be determined.
Nathan is a 2013 graduate of Kamiak High School. He left for boot camp three days after his high school graduation.
-Edited by Beacon staff