Local resident graduates United States Navy Boot Camp

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 30, 2018) Joshua T. Burgess, 19, of Fate, TX, graduated from the United States Navy boot camp at the Navy’s only Recruit Training Command located in Great Lakes, Illinois on March 2, 2018. Fireman Burgess successfully completed 8 weeks of intensive basic and shipboard training at Great Lakes, Illinois as one of […]

Taylor McClure of Rockwall: Aviation Radio Man/Gunner

ROCKWALL, TX (November 10, 2014) Taylor McClure graduated from high school in 1942 in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Military service in World War II was imminent, and the idea of being a Navy cadet seemed adventurous and exciting. An enlistment application received no response so Taylor hitch-hiked to the Dallas Navy office, only to learn that voluntary […]