Smith Graduates From Coast Guard Training

September 16, 2018

FA Landon Reese Smith recently graduated from boot camp for the United States Coast Guard at Training Center Cape May, NJ. He is a 2018 graduate of Jay High School.

Smith is currently stationed in Portsmouth, VA. and assigned to the USCG cutter Tampa. He will be working in  electrical engineering.

Smith is the son of Rex Jr. and Theresa Smith of Jay, and the grandson of  Wayne and Brenda Cook of Berrydale, Ruby and Archie Phillips of Crossville,TN, and Rex Smith, Sr. of Jay.

Comments

8 Responses to “Smith Graduates From Coast Guard Training”

  1. elmerpsuggins on September 17th, 2018 8:46 am

    Good luck on your new career

  2. Betty Bleuel on September 16th, 2018 8:15 pm

    Landon, wear your uniform proudly and know we are back home thinking of you, praying for your safety. You are such a sweet blessing to many folks. Study hard and be the best you can be!

  3. Trocarman on September 16th, 2018 7:20 pm

    Congratulations! Prayers always for your safety. Thank you for your service.

  4. Sandy Moore on September 16th, 2018 12:19 pm

    Congratulations Landon, we’re all proud of you. Make yourself proud.

  5. Thomas Hough EN3 on September 16th, 2018 11:40 am

    Congratulations, Landon! I would trade places with you in a heartbeat. The best part of my life was in the guard.
    Please visit my site on our voyage back in “1966″.
    The site has many items, home page is about our mission. Everything else is interesting to go through, meaning you’ll be able to see the past, the present and hopefully the future if you decide too re-up (stay in).
    Enjoy your time in the Coast Guard.

    Tom Hough/ Spar-1966: tomhbeatle@gmail.com

  6. anne 1of2 on September 16th, 2018 11:02 am

    Thank you for your service.to our countr A great decision for your future and I know how proud your family is.

  7. Theresa Smith on September 16th, 2018 10:54 am

    Congratulations Landon!! You did it!!! Your dad and I are so incredibly proud of you and your brothers. Seeing each of you for the first time after weeks at boot camp march in for your graduation ceremonies has by far been one of our greatest memories. We are so proud of y’all, not just for this, but because of the great young men that you all are. A marine son, navy son ,now coast guard. If Race Wheeler and Colton go army and air force we’ll cover all the branches! LOL! Always stay on the straight and narrow. Do what’s right. Keep Jesus in your heart and know we love you,we cover you in prayer,we support you100% and we are always anxiously waiting for your visits home. We love you! Semper Paratus FA Smith!!!

  8. Vicki L Harrison on September 16th, 2018 9:33 am

    Congratulations, Landon! You make us proud!! :





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