Pvt. Christopher Krecklau graduated Friday, Jan. 18, from the Marine Recruit Training Depot in San Diego.

Family members attending his graduation were his great uncle, Ret. MG Sgt. Leon Probasco, of Pierz and Las Vegas, Nevada; Uncle Frank and Aunt Marcy DeLong, of Las Vegas; parents, Randall and Mary Krecklau, siblings, Isaac and Yuliana, Aunt Leonette DeLong and cousin Sophia, all of Pine River; and sister Sylvia, her fiance Rick Juetten and their son Elijah, all of St. Cloud.