Local Military News

Military honors

Seaman Apprentice Isis J. Gooden has completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill., with honors and was promoted to her current rank.

During the eight-week program, Gooden's training included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. Physical fitness also was emphasized.

Gooden is the daughter of Margaret J. Poston and granddaughter of Tonya J. Hulett-Powell of St. Helena Island. She is a 2013 graduate of Beaufort High School.