Whidbey son graduates USMC officer school

Thompson - Contributed photo
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Chandler Thompson, 23, graduated June 25 from The Basic School, an officer training command, in Quantico, Virginia.

The 2nd lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps was at the officers school for six months after being commissioned June 23 last year.

He will spend the next four months in Rhode Island for more officer training before being stationed in Yuma, Arizona.

He is the son of Jim and Melene Thompson of Langley, and graduated from South Whidbey High School in 2009.


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