June 22, 2005
Jack Lamoreux graduated from United States Marine Corps recruit training.
The training consisted of 13 weeks of personal finance and leadership
classes, weapons training, teambuilding skills, martial arts training, physical fitness training, drill and military marching,
customs, courtesies and the Marine Corp history. For his service, Marine Lamoreux will receive free college tuition,
housing, meals, medical and dental insurance, technical training, paid vacations and more.
Lamoreux is the son of Debbie and David Lamoreux and is a 2004 graduate
of Denison High School. He joined the Marine Corps in February of this year. After a visit home, he reports to
Camp Pendleton, Calif. for three weeks of advanced training, followed by attendance of military occupational specialty
school in Pensacola, Fla. He will become a certified aviation electronics technician, maintaining and repairing electronic
systems, navigational equipment and aviation ordinance for helicopters and airplanes.
June 02, 2005
Marine Corps Pvt. Jack J. Lamoreux recently completed 12
weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego, Calif.
Lamoreux and fellow recruits began their
training at 5 a. m. by running three miles and performing calisthenics. In addition to the physical conditioning program,
Lamoreux spent numerous hours in classroom and field assignments which included learning first aid, uniform regulations, combat
water survival, marksmanship, hand-to-hand combat and assorted weapons training. They performed close order drill and operated
as a small infantry unit during field training. Lamoreux and other recruits also received instruction on the Marine Corps'
core values - honor, courage and commitment - and what the core values mean in guiding personal and professional conduct.
Lamoreux and fellow recruits ended the training phase with "The Crucible," a 54-hour team evolution culminating in a ceremony
in which recruits are presented the Marine Corps Emblem, and addressed as "Marines" for the first time in their careers.
is the son of Debbie and Dave Lamoreux of Denison.