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Local Marine finishes basics
PFC Phillip Gillis is now at Camp Lejeune for combat training. - photo by Photo provided.

PFC Phillip Gillis, 19, of Hinesville, graduated from U.S. Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island on Sept. 8.

Gillis completed 13 weeks of basic training as one of 79 recruits in Platoon 2064. Following 10 days on leave, he reported to Camp Lejeune for a month of combat training then specialty school for supply and accounting.

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