Auston Bedward

Jen and Larry Jackson present Auston with his Military Travel Award at the Pecatonica Senior Recognition Banquet

From: Hollandale, WI

High School: Pecatonica High School

Class: 2019

Branch: United States Marine Corps

Why I decided to enlist in the military
I decided to enlist because I wanted to be a part of something bigger than myself. I want to help people and I saw enlisting as the best way to do so.

Why I chose the Marine Corps
I picked the Marines Corps because I wanted a challenge. I also chose the Marines because I have multiple family members that are Marines, making it sentimental to me.

Basic training location
Camp Pendleton, San Diego, California

Basic training dates

Job in the military
I do not know exactly what job yet, but I would like to be around the vehicles and be able to work on them

Family in the military
I have two uncles (Daniel and Dave North) who were in the Marines Corps and two grandparents (David Christianson and Lyle Bedward) that were Army.

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