Goins completes basic training
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Navy Seaman Apprentice Josiah C. Goins, son of Joseph S. and Heaven C. Goins of Patterson, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. Goins, a 2013 graduate of Patterson High School, was recently promoted to his current rank upon graduation.

Goins received the early promotion for outstanding performance during all phases of the training cycle. The training included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.

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