Category Archives: Home Town Hero

Pull-Up Challenge Results

Pull-Up Challenge Results

Here is the final tally for the 99.9 WFRE, Marines, and Magic Mountain Chimney Sweeps High School Pull-Up Challenge! Oakdale High School – 249 Pull-Ups Below are the final results: Oakdale – 249 Brunswick – 113 Gov. Thomas Johnson – 88 Tuscarora – 88 Middletown – 83 Walkersville – 79 Catoctin – 68 Linganore –…Read More

Home Town Hero: Pfc. Victoria Whitaker

Pfc. Victoria Whitaker, honor graduate for Platoon 4019, Oscar Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, graduated boot camp June 3, 2016. Whitaker is from Rockville, Md. (Photo by Cpl. Vanessa Austin).Read More

Home Town Hero: Pfc. Trevor A. Stepek

Pfc. Trevor A. Stepek, with Platoon 2034, Fox Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, earned the company’s highest combined physical fitness and combat fitness score. Stepek, a native of Gaithersburg, Md., earned a perfect score of 600 out of 600 points and graduated boot camp May 20, 2016. (Photo by Cpl. Vanessa Austin)   Read More

Home Town Hero: Pfc. Patrick E. Barb

Pfc. Patrick E. Barb, honor graduate for Platoon 2030, Echo Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, graduated boot camp April 22, 2016. Barb, is from Knoxville, Md. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Aaron Bolser)Read More

Home Town Hero: Pfc. Matthew J. Crisci

Pfc. Matthew J. Crisci, honor graduate for Platoon 1028, Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, graduated boot camp April 15, 2016. Crisci is from Boonsboro, Md. Being honor graduate of a platoon means you were the best out of approximately 60-80 recruits. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Aaron Bolser)Read More

Home Town Hero: Pvt. Tyson E. Seeley

WHO: Pvt. Tyson E. Seeley WHAT: Seeley earned the highest physical fitness and combat fitness score in his company, totaling 600 out of 600 points. He graduated recruit training March 11, and is from New Market, Md. He graduated from Linganore High School. WHEN: March 11, 2016 WHERE: Parris Island, Beaufort, SC.  Read More