Military News

Published 6:17 am Sunday, May 19, 2013

Tylor T. Nelson of Glenville graduated with honors on May 3 from the Marine Corps recruiting depot at San Diego, Calif. He was meritoriously promoted to Private First Class and was also named the Iron Man, most physically fit, of the India Co. of 317 men. The brigadier general recognized Nelson’s accomplishments during the graduation ceremony.

Tylor Nelson

Tylor Nelson

After boot leave Nelson will return to Camp Pendleton, Calif., for advanced training before receiving his active duty orders.

Nelson is a 2012 graduate of Glenville-Emmons High School where he lettered in football. He also lettered in wrestling from Albert Lea High School.

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He is the son of Laurie and Terry Nelson and the grandson of Lowell and Marcella Nelson, all of Glenville, and Arnie and Mary Ann Venem of Albert Lea. He is also the great-grandson of Harriet Heckes of Albert Lea.