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In the Military


Navy Seaman Nicholas C. Johnson, son of Verdine and Emmitt Johnson of Pine Bluff, Ark., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

During the eight-week program, Johnson completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.

Johnson is a 2007 graduate of Watson Chapel High School.