Marshall County Grads Choose Military Service

Marshall County has five graduating seniors who have chosen to go into military service; Fatima Comacho, Colt Crowson, Alfredo Mejia-Hess, Damian Ramirez of Madill High School and Jaden Ellison of Kingston High School.

Fatima Comacho is the first in her family to enlist in military service. “I chose the Navy because they have great educational opportunities as well as opportunities to travel.” Camacho says. She leaves for Chicago, Illinois for eight weeks of basic training on June 11, 2019 and then it’s onto AIT in San Antonio, Texas. “I will be training to become a Hospital Corpsman. It’s basically working with the medical side of the Navy.” When asked where she hopes to travel to, “Rome is where I’d like to go.”

Colt Crowson has dreamed of being an astronaut since he was small. “My dad and I would look at the stars when I was a kid and point out all the constellations. I always thought it would be cool to see the earth from space.” Crowson says. After he graduates next week from Madill High School, he will be one step closer to achieving his dream. Crowson has been accepted to the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. In fact, he was also accepted to the Naval Academy as well. He chose the Air Force because he believes it’s the best branch of the military for him. Crowson also comes from a long line of family members in the military. His dad was in the Army and served in Desert Storm. His great-grandfather served in the Air Force for 20 years and then retired. Crowson leaves for Colorado Springs on June 26 and will report on June



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