Pvt. Matthew Jennings, 19, of Dalton graduated from United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, South Carolina, on May 31. Jennings successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training as one of 68 recruits in Training Platoon 2040. While in recruit training, Jennings achieved the status of expert shooter. Following 10 days home on leave he reported to Camp Geiger, North Carolina, for two months at Infantry Training Battalion.