Navy Seaman Recruit Christian O. Bonilla recently completed Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes.
During the 8-week program, he took part in classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, and shipboard and aircraft safety.
The capstone event of boot camp is Battle Stations. Battle Stations is designed to galvanize the basic warrior attributes through the practical application of basic Navy skills and core values.
Bonilla is the son of Ernesto E. and Alma C. Bonilla of Rochelle. He is a 2012 graduate of Rochelle Township High School.