Marine Corps Pfc. Derek A. Harris, son of Norman R. Harris, of Eagle Rock, Va., recently graduated from the Marine Corps Basic Combat Engineer Course at Marine Corps Engineer School, Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N. C.
During the five-week course, Harris received instruction in the fundamentals of engineering support for combat units, including the procedures for building and repairing bridges, roads and field fortifications. Harris also received training on demolition concepts, land mine warfare and camouflage techniques.
Harris is a 2010 graduate of Covington High School of Covington, Va. and joined the Marine Corps Reserve in January 2011.
Submitted by Fleet Hometown News Center