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Class of 2022 Graduate Becomes Marine

Class of 22 Marine Josh Atkins and Operations Director Russell Lynch

September 13, 2022

Congratulations to Josh Atkins ('22) who completed boot camp and becomes the first HPA grad to join the United States Marine Corps! Josh completed the Marine Corps basic 12-week training cycle and graduated Boot Camp on September 9th. He has chosen to be an Infantry Marine.HPA Operations Director Russell Lynch was there on Parris Island to welcome him aboard! Lynch is an eight-year veteran of the United States Marine Corps and also served as an infantry Marine during his time of service. "I am proud of Josh and his determination to do something challenging," says Lynch. "I’m thankful that he will be serving the Marine Corps and our country."

HPA is proud and grateful to Atkins and Lynch for their service to our country.

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