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Morris graduate Steil completes Navy basic training in Great Lakes

Published: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 9:49 p.m. CDT

NORFOLK, Va. – Navy Seaman Recruit Kenneth R. Steil, son of Kenneth and Kathleen Steil of Newark, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes. 

During the eight-week program, Steil completed a variety of training, which included 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. 

Steil is a 2013 graduate of Morris Community High School.

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