Palm Harbor, Florida native earns platoon honor graduate during Marine recruit training

6th Marine Corps District
Story by Lance Cpl. Jack rigsby

Date: 01.04.2019
Posted: 01.04.2019 14:55
News ID: 306240
Palm Harbor, Florida native earns platoon honor graduate during Marine recruit training

MCRD Parris Island -- Pfc. Jessee W. Prester graduated from Marine recruit training today as the platoon honor graduate of Platoon 1004, Company C, 2nd Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, for placing first of 80 recruits.

The honor graduate award recognizes the Marine who best exemplifies the total Marine concept, which encompasses physical fitness, marksmanship and leadership traits, during recruit training.

Prester, a native of Palm Harbor, Florida, acted as platoon guide for Platoon 1004.

Prester, is a graduate of Palm Harbor University High School and was recruited at Recruiting Substation Clearwater, by Staff Sgt. Johnny Rangel.

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