Pvt. Michael E. Hunt Jr., son of Sheriff and Mrs. Michael E. Hunt Sr. of Graniteville, graduated from the U.S. Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island on Oct. 5. Pvt. Hunt successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training at MCRD-Parris Island as one of 94 recruits in Training Platoon 3072. While in basic training, Pvt. Hunt earned the Rifle Sharpshooter badge. Following 10 days home on leave, he reported to Camp Lejuene in North Carolina for one month at Military Combat Training, then Military Occupation Specialty School. Pvt. Hunt will be stationed with Detachment 2 MTM CO - 4th Maintenance Battalion, Augusta.

Pvt. Hunt completes basic Marine training