McCallion Shines at Boot Camp
at Boot Camp
Joseph McCallion, 18, of Waukesha, Wisconsin graduated on October 24 from Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego, California. McCallion graduated number one in a class of 456 recruits with meritorious promotion to Lance Corporal, which is rarely awarded after three months in boot camp. McCallion is presently completing his training in helicopter mechanics at the Marine Corps Air Station in Jacksonville, North Carolina. After completing his training, McCallion will be stationed at Camp Pendleton, California.
Joseph is the son of Daniel McCallion and Connie Gray and the grandson of longtime Rockaway residents Joseph and Kay McCallion.
McCallion will be celebrating his 19th birthday on March 17, 2004.