Tuesday, May 29, 2012

2007 Young Ham of the Year Becomes Navy Ensign

Eagle Scout, K2BSA jamboree operator and 2007 Newsline Young Ham of the Year Grant Morine, W4GHM, has been commissioned as an Ensign in the United States Navy. Morine is a 2012 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a member of Naval ROTC, and had a double-major in History & Peace and War & Defense, as well as a minor in Naval Science. His first assignment is as a Gunnery Officer aboard the USS Laboon, based in Norfolk, Virginia. Ensign Morine is the son of Pamela and Bill Morine. Bill, N2COP, is ARRL North Carolina Section Manager.
L to R: William "Bill" Morine N2COP, Reid Morine W4RSM,
Grant Morine W4GHM, Pamela Morine (Photo by Woody Woodward, K3VSA)