Local man completes basic training
PFC Gabriel Trips recently completed Marine Corps basic training at Parris Island, S.C.
Trips will be reporting to combat training at Camp Geiger, N.C., according to an announcement by the Marine Corps.
After combat training, Trips will begin aviation electronics technician training in Rhode Island. Trips is a 2018 graduate of Rome Free Academy. He is the son of Tony and Nancy Trips, Roosevelt Avenue.