Demers graduates Navy basic training with promotion
Navy Seaman Aaron S. Demers, son of Mark G. and Karen L. Demers of Minocqua, was recently promoted to his current rank upon graduation from U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Demers received the early promotion for outstanding performance during all phases of the training cycle. 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 was also placed on physical fitness.