Joshua R. Hummel, son of Bryan and Deb Hummel, graduated from United States Marine Corps Boot Camp at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego on July 18, 2014. Hummel successfully completed 13 weeks as a recruit in Echo Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, Platoon 2103.
While in recruit training, Hummel qualified as a Marine Expert Rifleman and served as Fire Team Leader. Following 10 days home on leave, he will report to Camp Pendleton in California for two months at the School of Infantry before receiving his first permanent duty station assignment.
Hummel is a 2012 graduate of Rushville Consolidated High School. A welcome home/congratulations party will be held in Hummel’s honor from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 20 at the Rush County Conservation Club.
All are welcome to attend to congratulate the new Marine.