Szatkowski graduates from Marine recruit basic training depot

U.S. Marine Private First Class Christian L. Szatkowski Jr. graduated from Marine Corps recruit basic military training depot at Parris Island, S.C.

Szatkowski completed an intensive 13-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Marine Corps values, warrior warfare principles in completing the Crucible.

Marines who complete basic training also earn leadership promotions. Szatkowski earned distinction as private first class and as a sharpshooter.

He is the son of Trish and Christian Szatkowski and brother of Mary and Evelyn Szatkowski. He is a 2017 graduate of Alpena High School.