Armed Services for May 13, 2015 _lowres

Photo provided by U.S. Marine Corps -- Pfc. John Claude Chauvin, of LaPlace

U.S. MARINES: John Claude Chauvin, 24, of LaPlace, graduated from U.S. Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island on April 3. Pfc. Chauvin successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training as one of 64 recruits in 3rd Batallion, Lima Company, Training Platoon 3021. While in recruit training, Chauvin earned designation as an expert rifleman. His next assignment is at Camp LeJeune for one month of military combat training, then military occupation specialty school.