Private Lyle Gilpatrick PHOTO COURTESY OF JEANNE GILPATRICK

Gilpatrick among the few, the proud



PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. — Private Lyle Gilpatrick, 20, of Bar Harbor graduated from United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island on April 7.

Gilpatrick successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training as one of 47 recruits in Training Platoon 1022. While in recruit training, Gilpatrick accomplished the designation of expert at marksmanship.

Following 10 days home on leave, reported to Camp LeJeune for two months at Infantry Training Battalion. Private Gilpatrick was to have been assigned to a station following training.

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