Local Marine Corp recruit accepted for enlistment in the Delayed Entry Program of the United States Marine Corps

  • Tuesday, June 24, 2014

De’Metrius Mykel Owens has successfully passed the required mental, moral and physical examinations and has been accepted for enlistment in the Delayed Entry Program of the United States Marine Corps. The defense of our country and our freedoms is the duty and privilege of every citizen. The Marine Corps has a proud tradition of outstanding service to our country in peace and war. Voluntary membership in this elite military organization is a clear demonstration of the American qualities of patriotism and loyalty. Owens left the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island on June 22. He is the son of Michelle (Milton) Salters-Brooks of Florence and Demetrius Owens of Lane. PHOTO PROVIDED


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