U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Tyler Leighton has completed his basic training.
Leighton, the son of Robert and Freda Leighton, and a 2012 graduate of Middletown High School, finished basic training at Parris Island, S.C., on Nov. 2. He is now stationed at Camp Geiger, N.C., for 29 days of Marine Combat Training.
After completing that course, he’s scheduled to attend the Military Occupational School in 29 Palms, Calif. He plans to work in communications with the Marine Corps.