Navy Seaman Apprentice Jarrod W. Samples recently completed Navy basic training at the Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.
During the eight-week program, Samples completed a variety of training including classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs.
Samples is a 2009 graduate of Thornton High School in Colorado. He is the son of Lester Samples of Brooksville and Patricia L. Strauch of Northglenn, Colo.
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