Private Purk Returns

Private Purk Returns
Posted on 08/29/2019
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2019 IL graduate and current Private First Class Reagan Purk recently surprised her younger brothers and their buddies at ILMS! 

7th grader Nolan and 5th grader Sam both gave her huge hugs (and maybe shed a few tears:) when she entered their classrooms. In addition, Nolan's best friend Drake was overjoyed to have her home!
Purk has been training at Fort Lee in Virginia with the Army National Guard since she graduated in May. She is now a wheeled vehicle mechanic and says it is "overwhelming to be home."
"For the last 13 weeks I've been told what to wear, what to eat and where to be, so this is exciting!"
Purk completed basic training last summer, ahead of this year's training. She is now free to go to Ohio State Lima to study, unless her unit is deployed. 
We salute you, Private First Class Purk, and welcome you back to Indian Lake!
Watch a video of Private Purk surprise her brothers.