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Roseau grad continues a family tradition

 

September 14, 2019

Nathan O'Connor, 18, being sworn into the Navy (Above) Nathan being sworn into the Navy by Army recruiter

by Jeff Olsen

Ahoy matey!

Nathan O'Connor, 18, and a 2019 RHS graduate, probably would have a tough time crouching down in a foxhole had he joined the Army.

"I'm a six-five dude, and I enlisted in the Navy on August 1," he said a week ago.

He's all Navy!

"My grandfather and my uncles were in the Navy," he said.

Grandpa Daryl Anderson, 76, served during the Vietnam War.

"I think he just did the four years," said Nathan, adding that his mom's brothers - Danny, Darrin, and Dana Anderson served in the Navy.

"Danny was in for 20 years. Dana was in for four years, and Darrin was in for about 8 y...



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