A Green Local High School senior skipped prom and received her high school diploma almost two months early so she could leave Franklin Furnace, Ohio, and begin her journey toward the title of Marine at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, April 5.
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The Multinational Force & Observers (MFO) is and independent peacekeeping organization which is headquartered in Rome and based in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. Created by agreement between the Arab Republic of Egypt and the State of Israel it is comprised of military members and from 13 nations. Australia, Canada, Colombia, the Czech Republic, the Republic of the Fiji Islands, France, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, the United States and Uruguay contribute contingents to make up the MFO’s Force.
“I was probably 13 the last time I had roller skated, so years ago, and I wasn’t even good then,” the first sergeant chuckled. “Showing up at the first practice was intimidating because some of the girls were so incredible, and I didn’t even have any gear. The girls were so supportive and told me they all started where I was, so to just stick with it.”