Pfc Ewing graduates from Marine Corps boot camp
Private First Class Drake Ewing of Holton graduated from the United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Deport San Diego on Dec. 19, 2014.
PFC Ewing successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training at MCRD San Diego as one of the 80 recruits in Training Platoon 2149.
While in recruit training, PFC Ewing was chosen as platoon guide and gradated as the Platoon Honor Man. PFC Ewing will report to Camp Pendleton at Infantry Training Batallion where he will continue his next phase of training.
He is the son of Wendy Ewing and Jim Myers of Holton and Ron Ewing of Topeka. Grandparents are Wally and Julie Hawthorne, Jan Feldman and Dee Barrow, all of Holton, and Ron and Diane Ewing of Topeka.