U.S. Navy Sailor Joshua D. Lucas graduated from basic military training at Naval Station Great Lakes, Great Lakes, Illinois. Lucas completed an intensive eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Navy core values, physical fitness, and basic ship operation principles and skills.
Submariners who complete basic training are then sent to Naval Submarine School, Groton, CT, to complete BESS (Basic Enlisted Submarine School). Upon completion of BESS, Lucas will then undergo Machinists Mate Auxiliary School.
Lucas is a 2016 graduate of Rock Port High School. He is the son of Daniel L. and Melanie D. Lucas and the grandson of Ken and Donna Lucas, Rock Port and Mike and Diana Howard, Coin.