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H-K graduate Completes Navy Boot Camp

Conor Champagne

U.S. Navy Airman Conor W. Champagne graduated from basic military training in the Special Warfare unit at Recruit Training Command (RTC), Great Lakes, Illinois after completing an intensive, eight-week program that included physical fitness, seamanship, firearms, firefighting and shipboard damage control, lessons in our heritage and Navy core values, teamwork, and discipline.  Airman Champagne then transferred to the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida for months of training in his occupational specialty, Air Rescue.

Champagne, the son of Christine Champagne of Higganum & Daniel Champagne of Middletown is a 2015 graduate of Haddam-Killingworth High School in Higganum.

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Submitted by Linda DeManche (aunt of Conor), 6/28/17