Marine Corps Pvt. Dustin J. Grant, son of Jennifer S. Pittman of Defiance, Ohio and John E. Grant, of Waterville, Ohio, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.
bodies. Upon completion, recruits are presented the Marine Corps emblem and called Marines for the first time.
The private is a 2010 graduate of Defiance High School.