Saturday March 2, 2013

Vincent Thomson, son of Nancy and Normand Vandal of Wilmington, and David Thomson of Alma, Ill., completed basic training for the U.S. Marine Corps on Feb. 8, 2013, at Parris Island, S.C. Combat training will continue at Camp Lejeune, N.C., in March. Thomson will go on to study in the field of Land Electronics. He is a 1998 graduate of Twin Valley High School in Wilmington.