Navy Seaman Apprentice Brian M. Hall, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

During the eight-week program, Hall completed a variety of training, which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.

Hall is the son of Deloris D. and Jeff B. Hall of Astoria and is a 2004 graduate of Astoria High School.