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WHITE: Marine Corps Pvt. Keela O. White, son of Angel Moore of Aberdeen, and Keela White, Sr of Jamaica, N.Y., earned the title of marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.

For 13 weeks, White stayed committed during some of the world's most demanding entry-level military training to be transformed from civilian to marine instilled with pride, discipline and the core values of honor, courage and commitment. Training subjects included close-order drill, marksmanship with an M-16A4 rifle, physical fitness, martial arts, swimming, military history, customs and courtesies.

One week prior to graduation, White endured The Crucible, a 54-hour final test of recruits' minds and bodies. Upon completion, recruits are presented the Marine Corps emblem and called marines for the first time.

White is a 2011 graduate of Aberdeen High School in Aberdeen.

CONWAY: Marine Corps Pfc. Craig T. Conway, son of Valerie J. and James Conway of Baldwin, earned the title marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.

For 13 weeks, Conway stayed committed during some of the world's most demanding entry-level military training to be transformed from civilian to Marine instilled with pride, discipline and the core values of honor, courage and commitment. Training subjects included close-order drill, marksmanship with an M-16A4 rifle, physical fitness, martial arts, swimming, military history, customs and courtesies.

One week prior to graduation, Conway endured The Crucible, a 54-hour final test of recruits' minds and bodies. Upon completion, recruits are presented the Marine Corps emblem and called marines for the first time.

Conway is a 2007 graduate of Fallston High School in Fallston.

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