April 17, 2011 at 11 p.m.
Updated April 16, 2011 at 11:17 p.m.
Pvt. Leland Jacob Riddle graduated from U.S. Marine Recruit Training, 1st Battalion Alpha Company Platoon 1014 on April 8. He received the National Defense Medal and the Rifle Expert Badge. Following a 10 day leave, he will report to Camp Pendelton, Calif., for Marine contact training and then to Pensacola, Fla., for Military Occupation Specialty Training.
He is the son of Pat and David Curry of Shepherd and Bill Riddle of Houston. Riddle is the grandson of Roseann Jacob of Cuero and the late Chuck Jacob.
Navy Seaman Marissa M. Beasley, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Beasley is the daughter of Amy E. Garcia and Ruben R. Garcia Jr., of Bay City. She is a 2005 graduate of Bay City High School of Bay City.
Navy Seaman Recruit Darron A. May, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
May is the son of Shannon L. Irwin of Palacios and Robert G. May, of Markham. He is a 2010 graduate of Bay City High School of Bay City.
Marine Corps Pvt. Kristofer R. Broussard, recently graduated from the Marine Corps Basic Combat Engineer Course at Marine Corps Engineer School, Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N. C.
Broussard is the son of Gina Brewer of Waller and Alvin Broussard of Palacios. He is a 2010 graduate of Palacios High School of Palacios and joined the Marine Corps in July.