Eight year-old Tyler J. Laviolette of Springfield is presented a graduation certificate for completing recruit training with the Westover Young Marine (YM ) Company from Sergeant Major Ed Mitrook, USMCR, Ret., regimental commander of the YM , center, and National YM Executive Director Ed Shanks , left, during recent ceremonies at Westover. The YM unit, sponsored by the Marine Corps League?s Westfield River Valley Detachment 141, graduated 30 ?boots? at the February 27 ceremony. (Marine Corps League photo by Matt Knas.)
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