June 19, 2012
Joan Kirethi completes Navy basic training
Navy Seaman Joan Kirethi, daughter of Betty and Amos Gitonga, of Renton, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
During the eight-week program, Kirethi 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 was also placed on physical fitness.