Seaman Kurtis D. Long Jr. of the U.S. Navy recently earned the distinction of being a Distinguished Military Graduate upon completion of Fire Controlman "A" School at Center for Surface Combat Systems Unit, Great Lakes, Ill.

Long, a 2007 graduate of Astoria High School, is the son of Kurt and Carla Long of Astoria. He and his wife, Kammi, are currently stationed in Great Lakes, awaiting order for transfer to "C" school.


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