James Rowan completes bootcamp
PARRIS ISLAND, South Carolina — Marine Private James Rowan, son of Rick and Carrie Rowan and brother of Ashley Rowan, of Troy, Ohio graduated from basic training at Parris Island, South Carolina, on Oct. 5.
He is currently at Camp Geiger, North Carolina for Marine Combat Training until mid-November. He will then proceed to his Military Occupational Specialty school.
James is the grandson of Garry and Peggy Myers of Laura, Ohio; Peggy Blacketer of Troy, and Steve Rowan of Galion. He is a 2016 graduate of Upper Valley Career Center and Troy High School.