Beaufort News

Local woman completes basic training with U.S. Navy

Navy Seaman Apprentice Tkeyah A. Fawbush, daughter of Eric L. Fawbush and stepdaughter of Helen M. Fawbush of Bluffton, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command Great Lakes in Illinois.

During the eight-week program, Fawbush completed a variety of training, including classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis also was placed on physical fitness.

Fawbush is a 2009 graduate of Bluffton High School.