Robert E. Kappus

Richard O. J. Parr, 18, Augusta, and Robert E. Kappus, 28, Route 5, Eau Claire, are receiving their initial Naval indoctrination at the Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, IL.

Robert E. Kappus, Fireman First Class, spent a few days with his wife and daughter of this city, before proceeding to the submarine base at New London, CT  for further training. He recently graduated from Diesel School in Richmond, VA and was one of two selected for submarine training.

Two Eau Claire men were among those graduating from intensive courses of specialized training at service schools during ceremonies at the U.S. Naval Training Center.

The recent graduates and the schools at which they trained are Robert E. Kappus, 28, husband of Mrs. Elsie Mary Kappus, Route 5, Basic Engineering School; and Robert E. Anderson, 27, husband of Mrs. Robert E. Anderson, 1303 Altoona Avenue, Yeoman School.