MILITARY — Pfc. Craig A. Hovarter

Hovarter graduates from Marine Corps boot camp

Pfc. Craig A. Hovarter

Pfc. Craig A. Hovarter, 23, of Rockford graduated from the United States Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) San Diego on July 29, 2011. He successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training at MCRD San Diego as one of 48 recruits in Training Platoon 1007. While in basic training, Pfc. Hovarter achieved Platoon High PFT (personal fitness training) with a score of 300, leading his platoon to be the Honor Platoon. He also qualified as rifle expert.

Following 10 days home on leave, Hovarter will report to Camp Pendleton for one month at Military Combat Training then Military Occupation Specialty School. He will be stationed at Pensacola, Fla. following training.


About Squire News
The Squire has been Rockford’s free weekly newspaper since 1871. Our loyal readership includes over fifteen thousand homes in the Rockford area, including the affluent Lakes area of Lake Bella Vista, Bostwick Lake and Silver Lake; Belmont, Blythefield, as well as Algoma, Courtland, Cannon and Plainfield Townships. The Squire is distributed through the U.S. Post Office every Thursday. We also deliver to in-town businesses and homes with paper carriers and news stands in our grocery stores and over thirty local shops.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.

*