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Student News: Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010
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GREAT LAKES, Ill. - Navy Seaman Recruit Tyler J. Meier, son of Dawn M. Pederson, Monticello, and Thomas J. Meier, McFarland, recently completed United Sates Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Meier completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, fire-fighting, water safety and survival; and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness. Meier is a 2010 graduate of Monticello High School.