In the service – Schalker, Tash |

In the service – Schalker, Tash

Navy Seaman Christopher Schalker was promoted to his current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

Schalker received the early promotion for outstanding performance during all phases of the training cycle. Training included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.

He is the stepson of Larry and son of Janet Wood of Grass Valley.

He is a 2004 graduate of Nevada Union High School.


Marine Corps Pvt. Jason Tash graduated from the Basic Hygiene Equipment Operator Course at Marine Corps Engineer School, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C.

He is the son of Terri Lambert of Grass Valley, and Dick Tash of Grass Valley.

He is a 2003 graduate of Sierra Foothill High School, and joined the Marine Corps in December 2003.

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