This article was originally published by Four Points Press on December 22, 2021.
Pvt. Kaden J. Deputee, 18, of Billings, Montana, graduated from United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego on December 17, 2021.
Deputee successfully completed 15 weeks of intensive basic training at MCRD San Diego/Parris Island as one of 73 recruits in Training Platoon 1061.
While in recruit training Deputee was appointed to the Honor Platoon and earned the Expert Marksmanship award.
Following ten days home on leave he will report to Camp Pendleton for 15 weeks of Infantry Training. Deputee Will be stationed in Chesapeake, Virginia following training.
He is the son of Amberle Blaine, of Billings, and Nathaniel Deputy Sr., of Lodge Grass, Montana.