James Smith Joins the Navy
Petersburg Youth Joins U.S. Navy Senior Chief Earl Ober, Navy Recruiter at 2 Valley Street, Lewistown, today announced that James Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sumner Smith of Box 214, Petersburg, is well on his way toward a career with the United States Navy in the nuclear field program. In selecting the nuclear field training curriculum, he is guaranteed training in physics, electronics, chemistry and nuclear engineering. Accelerated advancement to E4. extra monthly pay. eligibility for a J8.000-15.000 re-enlistment bonus, and two years training in the nuclear field are all features of the option. He is presently undergoing basic training at Orlando. Fla.. where he is learning the skills of a navyman. Upon completion of this orientation he will receive a 14-day leave prior to reporting for initial nuclear field training. Bluejacket Smith is a 1975 graduate of Juniata Valley High School.