Hometown News: Amanda Billups
The program allows recruits to enter the Navy and take up to one year to complete prior commitments such as high school. Using recruiters as mentors, this program helps recruits ease into the transition from civilian to military life.
Billups will report for active duty to undergo basic training at the Navy's Recruit Training Center, Great Lakes, Ill.
Billups is a 1998 graduate of Holtville High School of Deatsville.