Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Dakota Kuhns
Western Nebraska Observer 

The Name Is Marine Pvt. Pedersen

 

January 17, 2019

FOR THE OBSERVER

Kimball High graduate Garrett Pedersen passed basic training and is a Marine. He has one proud family.

Garrett Pedersen, a 2018 Kimball High School graduate, has a newly achieved goal he aimed to achieve for many years. As of last week, he is officially a Marine, Pvt. Pedersen.

"Honestly, I have always wanted to become a Marine since I was 15," he said. "The roughest and toughest branch of the military. I told myself I wanted to be a Marine."

He was accepted in August 2018 and headed out to San Diego, Calif., just a few short months later on Oct. 15 for Basic Training/Bootcamp. Garrett completed his training on last Friday, Jan. 11.

"It is hard to put Garrett's accomplishments into words! W...



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