THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Murphy Joins Reserves
Issue Date: June 27, 2014
Tierney K. Murphy joined the United States Army Reserve under the Delayed Training Program.
The program gives young men and women the opportunity to delay reporting for basic military training for up to 270 days. An enlistment in the Reserve gives many new soldiers the option to learn a new skill, serve their country, and become eligible to receive more than $37,440 toward a college education and $50,000 for repayment of qualifying college loans.
After completion of basic military training, most soldiers receive advanced individual training in their career job specialty prior to being assigned to their their reserve unit.
Murphy will report to Fort Jackson, S.C. for basic training in August.
The daughter of Lisa Lindbom of Marinette and Dan Murphy of Appleton, she is a 2011 graduate of Appleton North High School.