Hometown Heroes -- Gazette.Net


Gaithersburg resident and Marine Corps 1st Lt. Christopher J. Kim reported for duty in Okinawa, Japan. Kim is with the Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152, Marine Aircraft Group 36.

He graduated from Quince Orchard High School in Gaithersburg in 2005 and joined the Marine Corps in May 2009. Kim graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis with a bachelorís degree in 2009.