Military news – July 23

Former resident graduates boot camp

Pfc. Brandon Carter graduated from Marine boot camp April 8 in San Diego, California.

Carter, a graduate of North Decatur High School and the University of Northwestern Ohio, and a former Columbus and Greensburg resident, is the son of Ricky and Karen Steidel of Greensburg and the grandson of Joe and Diane East of Columbus.

His goal is to become an F/A-18 fixed-wing aircraft mechanic.